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1998: HGP Map Included 30,000 Human Genes

Illustration of arrows and words In October 1998, HGP researchers released a gene map that included 30,000 human genes, estimated to represent approximately one-third of the total human genes.

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Deloukas, P., Schuler, G.D., Gyapay, G., Beasley, E.M., Soderlund, C., Rodriguez-Tome, P., Hui, L., et al. A physical map of 30,000 human genes. Science, 282:744-6. 1998. [Full Text]

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