PerspectiveGenomics

On Choosing Mammalian Genomes for Sequencing

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Science  22 Jun 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5525, pp. 2264-2266
DOI: 10.1126/science.1059393

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Summary

With the human genome sequenced and the genome of the mouse almost complete, which mammalian species are next in line to have their genomes sequenced? In their Perspective, O'Brien and colleagues debate the many criteria that could be used to select the next lucky mammal to have the secrets of its genome decoded.