The Human Genome Project-A triumph (also) of structural chemistry: On Victor McElheny's new book, Drawing the Map of Life

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Structural chemistry greatly contributed to the feasibility of the Human Genome Project (HGP) by the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. Victor McElheny's new book Drawing the Map of Life paints a panoramic picture of the story and the expected benefits of the HGP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-671
Number of pages5
JournalStructural Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 14 2010



  • DNA
  • Double helix
  • Human Genome Project
  • J. Craig Venter
  • James D. Watson
  • Personalized medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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