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Opinion

What use is the human genome for understanding the mouse?

Paul Denny*, Rachael Bate and Ann-Marie Mallon

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MRC UK Mouse Genome Centre and Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell, Oxon OX11 0RD, UK

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Genome Biology 2001, 2:comment2009-comment2009.5  doi:10.1186/gb-2001-2-11-comment2009

Published: 22 October 2001

Abstract

Having a working draft of the human genome sequence is proving invaluable to mouse genetic and genomic studies, providing a useful stepping-stone towards the finished sequence of the mouse genome.