oa Modern Medicine - Mapping human DNA: the clinical promise of the human genome project
|Article Title||Mapping human DNA: the clinical promise of the human genome project|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 The Ochsner Foundation, New Orleans|
|Publication Date||Mar 1990|
|Pages||37 - 48|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical promise, Genetic linkage map, Human Genome Project and Mapping human DNA: Genetics|
The Human Genome Project, launched in January 1B89, is thought to be the most ambitious biological enterprise ever undertaken. In terms of manpower (thousands of workers), expense (an estimated US $3 billion), and time (15 years), the effort to determine the composition of DNA, molecule by molecule, is a truly impressive endeavour.
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