The Diploid Genome Sequence of an Individual Human
Levy, S. et al. (2007)
PLoS Biol 5(10): e254
We have generated an independently assembled diploid human genomic DNA sequence from both chromosomes of a single individual (J. Craig Venter).
“You can’t even tell with 100 percent accuracy if I would have blue eyes, looking at my genetic code,” he laughed. “We all thought that would be simple.”
See also the Jimome.
- Rampant egotism or pioneering demonstrations of the personal genome concept? Both, I guess.
- How long before anyone can access their own genome?
- And would you want to? I think I would…