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Genome project


Genome projects are scientific endeavours that aim to map the genome of a living being or of a species (be it an animal, a plant, a fungus, a bacterium, an archaean, a protist or a virus), that is, the complete set of genes caried by this living being or virus. The Human Genome Project was such a project. Some have argued that the era of genomics is one of the more fundamental advances in human history.

Example genome projects

Many organisms have genome projects that have either completed or will complete in the 21st century, including:

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