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Annotation of the Drosophila melanogaster euchromatic genome: a systematic review

Sima Misra12*, Madeline A Crosby3, Christopher J Mungall24, Beverley B Matthews3, Kathryn S Campbell3, Pavel Hradecky3, Yanmei Huang3, Joshua S Kaminker12, Gillian H Millburn5, Simon E Prochnik12, Christopher D Smith12, Jonathan L Tupy12, Eleanor J Whitfield6, Leyla Bayraktaroglu3, Benjamin P Berman1, Brian R Bettencourt3, Susan E Celniker7, Aubrey DNJ de Grey5, Rachel A Drysdale5, Nomi L Harris27, John Richter4, Susan Russo3, Andrew J Schroeder3, ShengQiang Shu12, Mark Stapleton7, Chihiro Yamada5, Michael Ashburner5, William M Gelbart3, Gerald M Rubin1247 and Suzanna E Lewis12

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Life Sciences Addition, Berkeley, CA 94720-3200, USA

2 FlyBase-Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3200, USA

3 FlyBase-Harvard, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Harvard University, Biological Laboratories, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-2020, USA

4 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

5 FlyBase-Cambridge, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK

6 EMBL Outstation, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK

7 Department of Genome Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road Mailstop 64-121, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

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Genome Biology 2002, 3:research0083-0083.22  doi:10.1186/gb-2002-3-12-research0083

This article is part of a series of refereed research articles from Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project, FlyBase and colleagues, describing Release 3 of the Drosophila genome, which are freely available at

Published: 31 December 2002

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