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Human Genome News, July-September 1996; 8(1)

Searching for Genes in GDB

One way to search for genes in GDB is to access the U.S. GDB home page and choose "Search by Gene Name or Symbol." Searches can be done using an entire or partial gene symbol or name.

Results are presented in tables from which additional searches can be performed. Initial results provide cytogenetic location and other names(aliases) by which the gene is known. Additional information for each gene includes nearby genes and markers, contacts for reagents (PCR primers, clones, ASOs) to assay for the gene, citations, polymorphisms,and mutations.

Links are also provided to external databases for information on homologous genes in other species, DNA sequences, human disease phenotypes, and enzyme function, if applicable. [Questions and suggestions: findgene@gdb.org]

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Human Genome Project 1990–2003

The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.

Human Genome News

Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.