NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers led by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have completed an initial draft of the horse genome, researchers affiliated with the Horse Genome Sequencing Project said today.
The HGSP said it has completed a 6.8X coverage of the horse’s roughly 2.7 billion base pairs and have made the data freely available on several online resources.

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