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Korean scientists led by Seong-Jin Kim have sequenced the first individual Korean genome. They used Illumina paired-end sequencing on a Korean male, finding 420,083 novel SNPs that are not in the dbSNP database. Also, they found important differences between this genome and the Chinese genome, suggesting that "overall genetic differences among individuals from closely related ethnic groups may be significant."

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