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A general diagram of the human genome.
  1. R Cruz-Coke
  1. Medical Genetics Unit, Hospital J J Aguirre, University of Chile, Santiago.

    Abstract

    A general diagram of the whole structure of the human genome is drafted on a logarithmic metric scale located in the radius of a circle showing a full haploid set of chromosomes. A base pair scale of DNA is displayed in circumferences at different orders of magnitude from one metre down to one picometre (10(-12) m).

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