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A Zebrafish Genome Project?

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Science  14 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5302, pp. 923
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5302.923

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BOSTON—The Human Genome Project already studies such organisms as yeast, roundworms, and mice; if an intrepid band of biologists has their way, the zebrafish—which is very useful for developmental biology but has an almost unknown genome—will be the next species to hitch a ride on the mammoth project.