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US DOE Says it Is Still at Work on Human Genome

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ASHINGTON--Nature published a letter from James Decker of the US Department of Energy's Office of Science that stated that the US DOE is still involved in the human genome effort. Decker wrote that he wanted to dispel the impression given by a Nature article that the energy agency was ending its participation in the project. DOE is responsible for determining the DNA sequence of human chromosomes 5, 16, and 19.

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