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Opinion

Human genomic variation

Todd R Disotell

Author Affiliations

Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA

Genome Biology 2000, 1:comment2004-comment2004.2  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-5-comment2004

Published: 10 November 2000

Abstract

The recent completion and assembly of the first draft of the human genome, which combines samples from several ethnically diverse males and females, provides preliminary data on the extent of human genetic variation.