NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Human Proteome Organization's Chromosome-Centric Human Proteome Project (C-HPP) is nearly 90 percent of the way to its goal of identifying a protein to each of the body's protein-coding genes.

As of the project's most recent count, participating researchers have identified proteins from 17,008 of the 19,467 predicted protein-coding genes, said Gil Omenn, a professor at the Universiy of Michigan and chair of the HPP.

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