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ˈdʒi noʊmgenome

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genomenoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. genomenoun

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

    Etymology: From Genom;

Freebase

  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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Genome

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

CrunchBase

  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genome in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of genome in a Sentence

  1. Susannah Maidment:

    Although we have found dense internal structures that we have interpreted as nuclei in our cells, and the cells we found appear to preserve original components of blood, there is no evidence of any organelles or DNA within the nuclei, 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.

  2. Mayana Zatz:

    The importance of these twins... is that they could give us some very important answers, how can we explain that one of the twins was not affected: did they have a gene that protected them? Do they have a different genome that disposes them to the infection or not?

  3. Matthew Ellis:

    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.

  4. Kari Stefansson:

    We have insight into the genome of all Icelanders today, and one of the big questions is, 'How can society take advantage of it?' There are some obstacles that society has to get over before it will use it.

  5. Karestan Koenen:

    Were looking at millions of places along the genome, you need a lot of people.

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