Issue Date: Aug 15, 1992
WHEN YEAST'S chromosome III became the first chromosome to have its DNA described fully, a big surprise lay in store for scientists: They stumbled upon a wealth of genes whose functions are completely unknown. "All of a sudden we learn there is a whole class of genes, more than half the genome, of which we were totally ignorant," said biochemist Andre Goffeau of the University of Louvain in Belgium, in Science (Vol. 256, No. 5058), who coordinated the European Community (EC) project that worked out the sequence.
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