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Being in the right location at the right time

Rainer Pepperkok1*, Jeremy C Simpson1 and Stefan Wiemann2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Cell Biology and Biophysics, European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg, Meyerhofstrasse, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

2 Molecular Genome Analysis, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

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Genome Biology 2001, 2:reviews1024-reviews1024.4  doi:10.1186/gb-2001-2-9-reviews1024

Published: 29 August 2001

Abstract

Taking each coding sequence from the human genome in turn and identifying the subcellular localization of the corresponding protein would be a significant contribution to understanding the function of each of these genes and to deciphering functional networks. This article highlights current approaches aimed at achieving this goal.