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Metrics details. The Human Genome Project has transformed biology through its integrated big science approach to deciphering a reference human genome sequence along with the complete sequences of key model organisms. In this article, we discuss the ways in which this ambitious endeavor led to the development of novel technologies and analytical tools, and how it brought the expertise of engineers, computer scientists and mathematicians together with biologists. It established an open approach to data sharing and open-source software, thereby making the data resulting from the project accessible to all. The genome sequences of microbes, plants and animals have revolutionized many fields of science, including microbiology, virology, infectious disease and plant biology.
Evans GA. Arch Neurol. The Human Genome Project HGP , an international program to decode the entire DNA sequence of the human genome in 15 years, represents the largest biological experiment ever conducted. This set of information will contain the blueprint for the construction and operation of a human being. While the primary driving force behind the genome project is the potential to vastly expand the amount of genetic information available for biomedical research, the ramifications for other fields of study in biological research, the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, our understanding of evolution, effects on agriculture, and implications for bioethics are likely to be profound.
What are the next steps in genomic research?
PDF | The Human Genome Project (HGP) has been hailed as an important milestone in the Although biomedical benefits (in the form of new treatments, etc.).
Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome
Discovering the sequence of the human genome was a major goal of the Human Genome Project, completed in However, sequencing the genome was only the first step in understanding how the instructions coded in DNA lead to a functioning human being. The next stage of genomic research will begin to derive meaningful knowledge from the DNA sequence. Research studies that build on the work of the Human Genome Project are under way worldwide. Find variations in the DNA sequence among people and determine their significance.
Biopharmaceutical Drug Design and Development pp Cite as. The Human Genome Project HGP was a yr international effort whose primary goal was to sequence the 3 billion nucleotides of the human genome. Other goals included sequencing other genomes, developing new related technology, making the technology widely accessible, and examining the ethical, legal, and social implications of the project.
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The Human Genome Project is an expensive, ambitious, and controversial attempt to locate and map every one of the approximately , genes in the human body. If it works, and we are able, for instance, to identify markers for genetic diseases long before they develop, who will have the right to obtain such information? What will be the consequences for health care, health insurance, employability, and research priorities? Lucid and wide-ranging, these contributions will interest bioethicists, legal scholars, and policy makers. Drawing on a backlist dating to , Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in Timothy F.
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