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The promise and reality of personal genomics

Bryndis Yngvadottir, Daniel G MacArthur, Hanjun Jin and Chris Tyler-Smith*

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The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton CB10 1SA, UK

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:237  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-9-237

Published: 2 September 2009

Abstract

The publication of the highest-quality and best-annotated personal genome yet tells us much about sequencing technology, something about genetic ancestry, but still little of medical relevance.