BGI Shenzhen, Saudi Biosciences, CLC Bio Sequence Arab’s Genome
 
Saudi Biosciences, Beijing Genomics Institute Shenzhen, and CLC Bio said this week that they have used Illumina’s Genome Analyzer to sequence and analyze the genome of an Arab individual, which they claim to be the first such genome ever sequenced.
 
The study is part of a larger project to sequence 100 Arab human genomes at high resolution by the end of 2010, with the aim to map unique genetic variations of the Arab population.

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