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Sequencing the Human Genome

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Science  24 Oct 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5338, pp. 605-607
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5338.605

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Abstract

The human genome project is at the halfway point. The genomes of 11 microbes, Escherichia coli, and yeast are finished, yet the human genome is only 2 percent finished. The scale-up to finish by 2005 presents a significant challenge.

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