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the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism

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That's not to say researchers haven't found significant differences between the two genomes.
and leading international research centers pioneering the use of whole genome RNAi screening, today announced that Fox Chase Cancer Center of Philadelphia has joined the RNAi Global Initiative.
Because RNA degrades rapidly, it is not practical to sequence whole genomes using this approach, but it is essential for validating the accuracy of the sequences derived from the shotgun approach.
The group also compared the dog genome with the genomes of people and mice.
Kenneth Olden, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), convened a historic conference titled "The Environmental Genome Project" held 17-18 October 1997 in Bethesda, Maryland.
The CV-A16-like protease and polymerase gene within the B3 isolates genomes could influence the pathogenic potentials of the virus in humans.
As our technology is the first that was intentionally designed to sequence whole genomes, we are confident that having this license from a technology leader such as Pyrosequencing AB will ensure our first- mover advantage," added Dr.
LIFE SCRIPT: How the Human Genome Discoveries Will Transform Medicine and Enhance Your Health by Nicholas Wade Simon & Schuster, $24.
The genomes of several bacteria and the nematode worm C.
0 can now simultaneously parse, annotate and compare hundreds of genomes, completing in a day what would otherwise require months of effort and a team of specialized scientists.
Waters anticipates that the flood of additional genomes will be extremely valuable to toxicogenomics in two specific ways.
Drezen and other polydnavirus researchers are also sequencing the genomes of the wasps to get at the virus genes that have lodged there and are no longer included in the virus particles.
ERGO contains more than 1145 genomes at various stages of completion, as well as the largest available collection of networked cellular pathways.
We will learn more about all genomes on Earth," she predicts.
The sequencing of multiple species' genomes by the Human Genome Project, including those of the human, the worm Caenorhabditis elegans, and the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, has laid the foundation for the field of comparative genomics.