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Human genomics

The end of the start for population sequencing


In the final phase of a seven-year project, the genomes of 2,504 people across five continental regions have been sequenced. The result is a compendium of in-depth data on variation in human populations. See Articles p.68 & p.75

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Correspondence to Ewan Birney or Nicole Soranzo.

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E.B. is a paid consultant for Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a sequencing technology company.

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Birney, E., Soranzo, N. The end of the start for population sequencing. Nature 526, 52–53 (2015).

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