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Sequencing of 100 genomes of Corona virus completed.


Manish K Singhal

New Delhi, Aug 01 (HS)  Sequencing of 100 genomes of the Corona virus that was cultivated has been completed now. This will enable scientists to get information about the virus and will help in making vaccines and medicines to protect it.

The Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate five bio-repositories on Saturday. With this, he will also inaugurate Vigyan Manthan 2020-21 to cultivate interest of  students and children in science.

What is biorepository-

It is a biological material repository, which fulfills future scientific investigation and requirement. It keeps, collect, process, store and distribute the specimens from animals including humans and living bodies.

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