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Human Genome The human genome is the genome of Homo sapiens, which is composed of 24 distinct pairs of chromosomes (22 autosomal + X + Y) with a total of approximately 3 billion DNA base pairs containing an estimated 20,000–25,000 genes.  Sourcebook

Tara Acharya For the pen name of D. Murdock, see .
An acharya is an important religious teacher. The word has different meanings in Hinduism and Jainism. In Hinduism
In the Hindu religion, an acharya (आचार्य) is a Divine personality
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Don't look for yet another book about the Human Genome Project, though of course it's mentioned--HUMAN GENOME genome: see genetics.
genome

all the genetic content contained within an organism. An organism's genome is made up of molecules of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that form long strands that are tightly wound into chromosomes, which are found in the
 SOURCEBOOK is much more, discussing what constitutes the human genome, what genes do when they are acting properly and what happens when they're damaged. And even better, it's written with non-specialists in mind: details are inclusive but not so technical the average lay person can't understand, and while it offers extensive in-depth details and chapters in everything from terms and concepts to diseases, its function as an understandable overview isn't lost. A 'must' for any high school or college collection and perfect for public library holdings, as well.
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