Human genome helps to find out the complete
genome sequence of the human. It has many advantages and disadvantages.
Some important advantages
It provides the knowledge of the
effects of variations of DNA among individuals can revolutionize the ways to
diagnose, treat and prevent many diseases that affect humans.It also provides
clues to the understanding of human biology. It helps to find out the human
evolution. Identification through DNA forensics is also possible.
Some important disadvantages
People might discover and
untreatable genetic disease. People may abuse the knowledge obtained from the
HGP. Problem can occur for the ownership of the genetic test result and the
patenting of human genes and DNA. People believe that they are special and
unique in their own ways and may wish to remain like that.
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