Definitions for genomeˈdʒi noʊm

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  1. genome(noun)

    the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism

    "the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs"

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  1. genome(Noun)

    The complete genetic information (either DNA or, in some viruses, RNA) of an organism, typically expressed in number of basepairs.

  2. Origin: From Genom;

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  1. Genome

    In modern molecular biology and genetics, the genome is the entirety of an organism's hereditary information. It is encoded either in DNA or, for many types of viruses, in RNA. The genome includes both the genes and the non-coding sequences of the DNA/RNA.

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  1. Genome

    The genetic complement of an organism, including all of its GENES, as represented in its DNA, or in some cases, its RNA.

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  1. Genome

    Genome Corp. engages in developing and commercializing the DNA sequencing technology. It offers proprietary technologies, massively-parallel sanger sequencing, for sequencing and analyzing the genomes of individuals. The company serves researchers and clinicians. Genome Corp. was founded in 2007 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.


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