Human Proteome Project (C-HPP), a 10-year initiative to map all the proteins produced by genes on human chromosomes. The C-HPP was launched last year, and organizers of the effort envision a close to their activities occurring in September of 2022. The current issue of the Journal of Proteome Research is devoted entirely updating the progress of the international teams of scientists involved with the C-HPP.
Dr. Erlich began with one man from the database. He got the Y chromosome’s short tandem repeats and then went to genealogy databases and searched for men with those same repeats. He got surnames of the paternal and maternal grandfather. Then he did a Google search for those people and found an obituary. That gave him the family tree.
“Now I knew the whole family,” Dr. Erlich said. And it was so simple, so fast.
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