Structural variation in the human genome.

  title={Structural variation in the human genome.},
  author={James R Lupski},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={356 11},
The completion of the Human Genome Project was a remarkable feat and provided 3 billion bases of reference nucleotides for comparative studies. An analogy often used to conceptualize human genetic information is that of an encyclopedia, in which each volume of the set would represent 1 of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes. Sections within each volume would represent the (approximately) 25,000 genes of the human ge-nome, and letters of the alphabet would represent the individual bases of DNA… CONTINUE READING
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