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On the importance of being finished

Lance E Palmer and W Richard McCombie*

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Genome Research Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 500 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury, NY 11797, USA

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Genome Biology 2002, 3:comment2010-comment2010.4  doi:10.1186/gb-2002-3-10-comment2010

Published: 27 September 2002


The publication of an increasing number of draft genome sequences presents problems that will only be resolved by improved search tools and by complete finishing of the sequences - and their deposition in publicly accessible databases.