Did Bacteria Really Transfer Genes to Humans? Scientists Call HGP Claim into Question | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, March 20 - Researchers have recently called into question the Human Genome Project's assertion that 223 genes in its draft sequence of the human genome were laterally transferred from bacteria to a vertebrate ancestor of humans.

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