Techniques to read the sequence of DNA, letter by letter, have been available since the 1970s. However, the massive task of sequencing the three billion basepairs of the human genome required machines that could read and interpret the data.
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The finished sequence of the human genome was published in April, 2003.
Ewan Birney talks about developing programs that look at DNA sequence.
Craig Venter, the leader of the private genome effort, talks about the "whole genome shotgun" technique that was used by Celera Genomics to sequence the human genome.
Two sequencing techniques were developed independently in the 1970s. The method developed by Fred Sanger used chemically altered "dideoxy" bases to terminate newly synthesized DNA fragments at specific bases (either A, C, T, or G). These fragments are th
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The DNA sequencing method developed by Fred Sanger forms the basis of automated "cycle" sequencing reactions today.
Professor Allen Moore explains that since the beginning of the human genome project sequencing technology has become considerably cheaper and we now have sequences for many different organisms.
15477. The public Human Genome Project: mapping the genome, sequencing, and reassembly. 3D animation.
The public Human Genome Project: mapping the genome, sequencing, and reassembly.
Genome Sequencing: Shotgun technique.
Eric Lander talks about whole genome shotgun.