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Information about Chromosomes

  1. Feb 13, 2005 #1
    Hey all. I'm looking for a good source of general information about specific human chromosomes, such as what % of the chromosome is composed of genes, telomeres and centromere region, and what % is silent. The resources I have found thus far (like Genome on the PubMed site) have had great information about where specific genes are, but I just can't find what I'm looking for.

    Thanks in advance.
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  3. Feb 13, 2005 #2


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    At the bottom of the page there is further reading material that should contain that kind of information http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/seq/ [Broken] the Feb 15th 2001 article of Nature, and the article in Science are free for everyone to download.
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  4. Feb 13, 2005 #3
    Thanks. Hopefully that should give me what I need.
  5. Feb 14, 2005 #4


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    If you're a student or researcher in need of this information for purely academic reasons, you can download up to 1 megabase per week of the Celera human genome for free. You can register here.
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