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Opinion

On the importance of being finished

Lance E Palmer and W Richard McCombie*

Author Affiliations

Genome Research Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 500 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury, NY 11797, USA

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Genome Biology 2002, 3:comment2010-comment2010.4  doi:10.1186/gb-2002-3-10-comment2010

Published: 27 September 2002

Abstract

The publication of an increasing number of draft genome sequences presents problems that will only be resolved by improved search tools and by complete finishing of the sequences - and their deposition in publicly accessible databases.