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Beyond 100 genomes

Paul Janssen13, Benjamin Audit2, Ildefonso Cases2, Nikos Darzentas2, Leon Goldovsky2, Victor Kunin2, Nuria Lopez-Bigas2, José Manuel Peregrin-Alvarez2, José B Pereira-Leal2, Sophia Tsoka2 and Christos A Ouzounis2*

Author Affiliations

1 Centre d'Ingénierie des Protéines (CIP), Université de Liège, 4000 Liège, Belgium

2 Computational Genomics Group, The European Bioinformatics Institute, EMBL Cambridge Outstation, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK

3 Laboratory of Microbiology, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, SCK/CEN, Boeretang 200, B-2400-MOL, Belgium

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Genome Biology 2003, 4:402  doi:10.1186/gb-2003-4-5-402

Published: 28 April 2003

By the end of 2002, we witnessed the landmark submission of the 100th complete genome sequence in the databases. An overview of these genomes reveals certain interesting trends and provides valuable insights into possible future developments.