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Human Genome News, October-December 1996; 8:(2)

Journal Changes Name and Scope

The journal Genome Science & Technology [HGN 8(1), 12] has changed its name to Microbial & Comparative Genomics. Due to recent accomplishments in sequencing the complete genomes of representatives from the three domains of life, the journal will focus on true comparative genomics. [Contact: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 800/654-3237 or 914/834-3100, Fax: -1388, liebert@pipeline.com or Darrell Doyle, Senior Editor, 301/838-3500, Fax: -0209, djdoyle@tigr.org]

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