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HGP questions

Post by wheel » Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:30 am

How many human genes have the scientists mapped? And there are a total of how many genes in a somatic cell? Are the information on the mapped genes all saved in computer databases? Is this what I hear as career in bioinformatics? Thanks for your answers to my questions.
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Post by kiekyon » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:35 am

at the moment 22 740
u can view them all at ensembl
however this figure can change on monthly basis as new gene are identified and wrongly predicted genes are removed

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Post by mith » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:53 am

EMBL and NCBI are two main sources...You can do a search and read the genbank file for more info.
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