Chicken Genome Sequencing

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Chicken Genome Sequencing: Gallus gallus

Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus) The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has supported a chicken (Gallus gallus) genome sequencing project that produced of 6-fold whole genome shotgun sequence coverage of the chicken genome. The resulting sequence assembly was completed in March 2004 (See the press release).
Genome Sequencing Whitepaper Proposals:
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Additional Resources

Sequence and Assembly
Model Organism Database
BAC Libraries
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Last Updated: June 4, 2012