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

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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.
Because it's far more difficult to puzzle out the complete genome from the shorter segments, the new approach has limited usefulness for analyzing large, repetitive genomes, such as those of mammals, says Jane Rogers, head of genome sequencing at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, England.
With the rat, mouse, and human genome sequences now completed, comparative genomics--identifying the essential functional and structural components of the human genome by comparing it with the genomes of other organisms--is positioned for rapid acceleration.
ERGO is a powerful software platform for analyzing genome sequences and performing gene annotations, metabolic reconstructions, and other gene analyses and comparisons.
Although smaller than most organisms; polydnavirus genomes are difficult to analyze.
In addition, information is provided for each organism on the region of the genome being studied, strategies being used, the purpose of the study, collaborating groups, and the timetable for the project, if known.
Since that time, the human genome project has attracted a great deal of attention in the scientific world and the general media; the scope of the sequencing effort, and the extraordinary value that it will provide, has served to mask the enormous progress in sequencing other genomes.
We believe that the Solexa Genome Analysis System is delivering on its promise to enable researchers worldwide to resequence whole human genomes at a fraction of the cost and time required by other platforms and to address a range of important genetic analysis applications," continued Mr.
We will learn more about all genomes on Earth," she predicts.