Chimpanzee Genome Project

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About the Project

The BCM-HGSC has sequenced BAC clones from the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes).

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has funded a chimpanzee genome project to take place at the Broad Institute and The Genome Institute at Washington University.

Genomic Resources

Additional Resources

Learn more about the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

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