Online Education Kit: Understanding the Human Genome Project

How to Sequence a Genome

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Introduction


Introduction

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Mapping


1: Mapping

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Building Libraries


2: Building Libraries

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Subclones


3: Subclones

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E. Coli


4: E. Coli Storage

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Preparing DNA for Sequencing


5: Preparing DNA for Sequencing

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Sequencing Reactions


6: Sequencing Reactions

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Products of Sequencing Reactions


7: Products of Sequencing Reactions

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Separating the Sequencing Products


8: Separating the Sequencing Products

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Reading the Sequencing Products


9: Reading the Sequencing Products

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Assembling the Results


10: Assembling the Results

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Working Draft Sequence


11: Working Draft Sequence

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Conclusion


Conclusion

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Last Updated: March 5, 2015