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Research Article

The Diploid Genome Sequence of an Individual Human

  • Samuel Levy mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: slevy@jcvi.org

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Granger Sutton,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Pauline C Ng,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Lars Feuk,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Aaron L Halpern,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Brian P Walenz,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nelson Axelrod,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jiaqi Huang,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Ewen F Kirkness,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Gennady Denisov,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Yuan Lin,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey R MacDonald,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Andy Wing Chun Pang,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Mary Shago,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Timothy B Stockwell,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alexia Tsiamouri,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Vineet Bafna,

    Affiliation: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Vikas Bansal,

    Affiliation: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Saul A Kravitz,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Dana A Busam,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Karen Y Beeson,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Tina C McIntosh,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Karin A Remington,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Josep F Abril,

    Affiliation: Genetics Department, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • John Gill,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jon Borman,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Yu-Hui Rogers,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Marvin E Frazier,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Stephen W Scherer,

    Affiliation: Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Robert L Strausberg,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • J. Craig Venter

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: September 04, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050254
  • Published in PLOS Biology

About the Authors

Samuel Levy, Granger Sutton, Pauline C Ng, Aaron L Halpern, Brian P Walenz, Nelson Axelrod, Jiaqi Huang, Ewen F Kirkness, Gennady Denisov, Yuan Lin, Timothy B Stockwell, Alexia Tsiamouri, Saul A Kravitz, Dana A Busam, Karen Y Beeson, Tina C McIntosh, Karin A Remington, John Gill, Jon Borman, Yu-Hui Rogers, Marvin E Frazier, Robert L Strausberg, J. Craig Venter
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Lars Feuk, Jeffrey R MacDonald, Andy Wing Chun Pang, Mary Shago, Stephen W Scherer
Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Vineet Bafna, Vikas Bansal
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Josep F Abril
Genetics Department, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: slevy@jcvi.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SL, GS, PCN, LF, ALH, BPW, NA, JH, EFK, GD, VB, KAR, YHR, MEF, SWS, RLS, and JCV conceived and designed the experiments. SL, GS, PCN, LF, ALH, BPW, NA, JH, EFK, GD, VB, YL, JRM, AWCP, MS, AT, DAB, KYB, TCM, JG, JB, and YHR performed the experiments. All authors analyzed the data. NA, GD, YL, TBS, and VB contributed analysis tools. SL, GS, PCN, LF, ALH, BPW, JH, EFK, GD, TBS, AT, YHR, MEF, SWS, RLS, and JCV wrote the paper.