Novartis, Scripps Researchers Challenge Existing Size of Human Genome | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 – Researchers at two California-based labs contested the widely cited size of the human genome, suggesting in a letter to a scientific journal on Friday that the actual number of human genes may be significantly greater than the estimated 30,000 sequenced and published by Celera Genomics and the Human Genome Project.

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