Neandertal Draft Genome Sequence, Targeted Sequences Shine Light on Human Evolution | GenomeWeb

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY— A team of researchers led by Svante Pääbo at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, has generated a draft assembly of the Neandertal genome, based on sequencing data from both the Illumina and the Roche/454 platforms, and is planning to increase the coverage to between 15- and 20-fold within the next few years.

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