NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - 454 Life Sciences and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology plan to sequence the complete Neandertal genome, the partners said today.
 
During the two-year project, which will be supported by a grant from the Max Planck Society, the sequencing team will reconstruct a draft of the 3-billion-base genome from samples gathered from several Neandertal individuals, according to a statement.
 

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