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Genome Biol. 2003;5(1):204. Epub 2003 Dec 22.

How many genes in a genome?

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  • 1Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 50 South Dr, Bethesda, MD 20892-8028, USA. oliver@helix.nih.gov

Abstract

Despite the current good level of annotation, the Drosophila genome still holds surprises. A recent study has added perhaps 2,000 genes to the predicted total, and raises a number of questions about how genome annotation data should be stored and presented.

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