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Human Genome News, January-June 1997; 8:(3-4)
The Microbial Database (MDB, http://www.tigr.org/tdb/mdb/mdb.html), created by Anthony Kerlavage at The Institute for Genomic Research, lists the sequencing status of microbial genomes. Information for each completed or in-progress genome includes size, domain classification, sequencing institution, funding source, and anticipated date of publication. Links are provided to data and to papers published about completely sequenced genomes.
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v8n3).
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.