Human Genome Project: Chromosome 5 completed

18 May 2005

Following the completion of the human genome sequence in April 2003 (99% of gene containing regions sequenced), researchers have released the complete sequence of the twelfth of the twenty-four different human chromosomes (twenty two autosomes or non-sex chromosomes, plus the X and Y chromosomes). The sequence of chromosome 5 has been completed to the human genome project

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