Human Genetics Problem Set

Problem 3: Human Genome Project Objectives

Which of the following is not one of the objectives of the Human Genome Project?

A. Create a detailed genetic map of every human chromosome, with an average of 2-5% recombination frequency between markers.
B. Obtain a detailed physical map of every human chromosome, based on overlapping recombinant DNA molecules cloned as yeast artificial chromosomes.
C. Clone human beings.
D. Determine the sequence of all expressed human genes by cDNA cloning and sequencing.
E. Determine the complete DNA sequence of each human chromosome.

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