Unlocking the secrets of the genome

Nature. 2009 Jun 18;459(7249):927-30. doi: 10.1038/459927a.


Despite the successes of genomics, little is known about how genetic information produces complex organisms. A look at the crucial functional elements of fly and worm genomes could change that.

Supplementary information: The online version of this article (doi:10.1038/459927a) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Caenorhabditis elegans / genetics*
  • Drosophila melanogaster / genetics*
  • Genome / genetics*
  • Genomics / methods*
  • Genomics / trends
  • Human Genome Project
  • Humans