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Chapter 15, Problem 4QP
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In what years did the publicly funded Human Genome Project begin and end? What were the scientific goals of the HGP?

Summary Introduction

To determine: The beginning and ending year of the Human Genome Project.

Introduction: The Human Genome Project is a research work done to sequence all the DNA of the human genome. The model organisms included in the Human Genome Project are fruit fly, yeast, roundworm, mouse, and human beings.

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The Human Genome Project (HGP) started in the United States in the year 1990. The goal of HGP was to sequence the entire DNA in the human genome and use this information to identify thousands of genes present in humans and establish their functions...

Summary Introduction

To determine: The scientific goals of the Human Genome Project.

Introduction: Human Genome Project started in the United States in the year 1990 to sequence all the DNA of the human genome. HGP was coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute of Health.

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