ROCKVILLE, Md, Nov 16 – Publication of the public and private versions of the sequenced human genome will occur early next year, Richard Mural, senior staff scientist at Celera Genomics, said Thursday.

Mural told GenomeWeb that he expects Celera to publish its paper on the sequenced human genome in the first quarter in Science.  The issue will also contain the public project's paper.

Celera will not provide its data to GenBank.

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