Definitions for genomeˈdʒi noʊm
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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"
The complete genetic information (either DNA or, in some viruses, RNA) of an organism, typically expressed in number of basepairs.
Origin: From Genom;
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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The genetic complement of an organism, including all of its GENES, as represented in its DNA, or in some cases, its RNA.
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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Just the Human Genome Project alone is the Full Employment Act for bioethicists.
If you want to work out how the cancer recoded its genome to become a cancer, you have to be able to compare the cancer genome with the genome you inherited from your mom and your dad.
Understanding our genome will be very powerful in moving us to better health through personalized medicine, and this may be an important part of the picture for understanding brain health.
We are not there yet, first of all, i have no doubt as the genome is better characterized, there will be more ways of detecting things that aren't necessarily associated with health problems.
But even if one was to find some fragments of DNA, we would not be able to reconstruct a dinosaur 'Jurassic Park-style' because we would need the complete genome to figure out where the holes in the DNA are.
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- مجين, جينومArabic
- genomaCatalan, Valencian
- genomi, perimäFinnish
- гѐно̄м, gènōmSerbo-Croatian
- bộ genVietnamese
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