Online Education Kit: How to Sequence a Human Genome

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


How to Sequence a Genome

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Introduction
Introduction

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Time: 2:33 minutes

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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 28, 2012