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  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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SNP Maps

Scientists are trying to identify all the different SNPs in the human genome. They are sequencing the genomes of a large number of people and then comparing the base sequences to discover SNPs. The sequence data is being stored in computers that can generate a single map of the human genome containing all possible SNPs.

SNP Maps