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Human Genome Project

n.
An international scientific research project that was conducted between 1990 and 2003 to determine the base-pair sequences in human DNA and to store this information in computer databases for the subsequent identification and analysis of genes and other features of the genome.
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Hu′man Ge′nome Proj`ect


n.
a scientific project to identify both the genes and the entire sequence of DNA base pairs that make up the human genome.
[1985–90]
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Human Genome Project

A scientific research project designed to study and identify all of the genes in the human genome, to determine the base-pair sequences in human DNA, and to store this information in computer databases. The Human Genome Project began in the United States in 1990.
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Noun1.Human Genome Project - an international study of the entire human genetic material
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