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DNA Sequence

A DNA Sequence is defined as the relative order of base pairs, whether in a fragment of DNA, a gene, a chromosome, or an entire genome. The DNA sequence has capacity to carry information which directs the functions of living beings, the term genetic sequence is often used. Sequences can be read from the biological raw material through DNA sequencing methods.

An Interview with Gerd Maass, VP for R&D at Roche Pharmaceuticals: Chapter 1 - DNA Sequencing

Gerd Maass, Vice President for R&D at Roche Pharmaceuticals, shares his views on advances in companion diagnostics, DNA sequencing and biobanking. This segment on DNA sequencing addresses claims that use of DNA sequencing systems in labs has...

04/12/2011 08:00:00 PM EDT
Accelerating Biological and Biomedical Research

The outlook for genome research looks bright. A technological evolution in the past few years has reduced the cost of DNA sequencing, accelerating the possibilities for future research. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in the...

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11/28/2010 07:00:00 PM EST
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Although more than a thousand bacterial genomes have been sequenced, our understanding of bacterial transcriptomes has lagged far behind. Transcript structure, operon linkages, and absolute mRNA abundance information all provide valuable insights...

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08/09/2010 08:00:00 PM EDT