NEW YORK, Oct. 10 - Incyte Genomics has been selected by three prominent universities and a leading British research facility to sequence the chicken genome, Incyte recently announced.  

The Chicken Sequencing Project, as it is known, is the first significant study of avian genomics and is believed to be “a pioneer project for all avian species,” Incyte said.

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