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Wistar Scientists Add Difficult-To-Sequence Stretches To Human Genome Data

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February 13, 2001
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In a new study, researchers at The Wistar Institute report extending the working draft sequence of the human genome to reach most of the tips of human chromosomes, called telomeres. The telomeres and adjacent regions were not fully included in the working draft sequence announced last summer because they have unique properties that make them particularly difficult to isolate and analyze.

Philadelphia - In a new study, researchers at The Wistar Institute report extending the working draft sequence of the human genome to reach most of the tips of human chromosomes, called telomeres. The telomeres and adjacent regions were not fully included in the working draft sequence announced last summer because they have unique properties that make them particularly difficult to isolate and analyze.


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