Human genome is said to bear . Suppose cost for sequencing one bp is 3 US dollars, the total cost comes out to be 9 billion US dollars. If such sequences are stored in books, with every page having 1000 letters and each book is of 1000 pages, total number of books formed will be 3300 to store the information present in single human cell. Thus, for storing this data high speed computers are required.
Depending upon high magnitude and requirements of the project, HGP has been called as mega- project.
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