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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) currently supports a sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) genome sequencing project, led by the Baylor College of Medicine Genome Sequencing Center, aimed at producing 6-fold draft coverage of the sea urchin genome in a mixture of Clone Aray Pooled Shotgun Sequencing (CAPSS).

Genome Sequencing Whitepaper Proposal
Project Link

Additional Resources

Sequence and Assembly
  • dbEST [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] - Database of ESTs at NCBI

Last updated: November 16, 2010