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

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The honeybee genome, the whole sequence of its DNA building blocks, shows some patterns that fit old ideas of social living plus some patterns that demand new thinking, reports the consortium of bee-genome researchers.
This volume assembles informative articles addressing the basics of the human genome projects and pertinent theological opinions.
The discussion and follow-up to this 1997 conference have had a profound impact on human genetic analysis and have formed the foundation of the EGP as well as many other large-scale projects aimed at defining the variability of the human genome (Collins et al.
Under the terms of the agreement, the license gives 454 Life Sciences the exclusive right to use this technology in whole genome analysis, while Pyrosequencing AB will retain the rights to its pyrophosphate- based sequencing technology for all applications not related to whole genome activities.
Wade, with only slightly less rhetorical flourish, assures us that the sequencing of the human genome "provides the basis on which to understand the human body almost as fully and precisely as an engineer understands a machine.
The sequencing of the human genome is spurring investigators from all parts of the world to uncover the function of each human gene.
The genome is like a vast string of unpunctuated letters--long enough to fill 13 sets of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
By the time you read this, both Celera and the Human Genome Project likely will have completed draft versions of the human genome.
The initial board of directors of Human Genome Sciences include Wallace H.
0[TM], the second version of the company's genome interpretation engine.
The researchers chose this species for its relatively small genome and its importance in ecological systems and agriculture.
The project, funded primarily by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), was conducted by the Rat Genome Sequencing Project Consortium.
Genome Canada in partnership with the Ontario Government's Research and Development Challenge Fund, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and industry partners Sun Microsystems, MDS Proteomics and Foundry Networks are to fund Blueprint's BIND software development, database curation, computer hardware and networking.
For the past 12 years, an international consortium has been methodically deriving the sequence of the 3 billion nucleotides that make up the human genome.