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A Second Anthrax Genome Project

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Science  30 Nov 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5548, pp. 1812
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5548.1812

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The bioterrorist assaults in the United States have spawned the first genome project ever triggered by a crime. Last month, the National Science Foundation announced that it would give The Institute for Genomic Research almost $200,000 to sequence the entire genome of the Bacillus anthracis strain used in the attack on American Media.