NEW YORK, June 27 - Macrogen, a Korean biotechnology company, has sequenced its own draft of the human genome using the DNA of a 22 year-old Korean man, The Korea Times reported Wednesday.

After sequencing the DNA, Macrogen compared the 96,768 BAC clones that the company collected with Celera's version of the human genome, published last February in Science . Macrogen officials claimed to have found specific genes unique to the Korean population.

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