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The first Irish genome and ways of improving sequence accuracy

Young Seok Ju1, Yun Joo Yoo12, Jong-Il Kim13 and Jeong-Sun Seo13*

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1 Genomic Medicine Institute, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, 28 Yongon-Dong, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799, Korea

2 Department of Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, 599 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-Gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea

3 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon-Dong, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 110-799, Korea

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:132  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-132

Published: 7 September 2010


Whole-genome sequencing of an Irish person reveals hundreds of thousands of novel genomic variants. Imputation using previous known information improves the accuracy of low-read-depth sequencing.

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