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Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative

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Library ID

Library Name:Transcript Finishing Unit (TFU)
Organism:Homo sapiens
UniGene Library ID:14227
Tissue Description:
Library Keywords:cell line, EST, unknown developmental stage, mixed tissue, mixed tumors

Clones and Sequences

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#Sequences Generated to Date:198

Library Preparation Details

Description:This sequence corresponds to an RT-PCR fragment generated within the Transcript Finishing Initiative (TFI), which is devoted to the characterization of new human transcripts. Using the genomic sequence as a scaffold for EST mapping and clustering we have performed RT-PCR to bridge gaps between EST clusters that are likely to be derived from the same genes. Each pair of EST clusters selected for experimental validation was designated a single Transcript Finishing Unit (TFU). In this way we are able to confirm the membership of ESTs from different clusters to a common transcript and to provide intervening sequence information.
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