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DNA sequence

Genetics The precise order of bases–A,T,G,C–in a segment of DNA, gene, chromosome, or an entire genome. See Base pair, Base sequence analysis, Chromosome, Gene, Genome.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-November 17, 2017-Invitae Closes Acquisition of Family and Reproductive Health Genetic Information Services Specialist CombiMatrix
a provider of companionship and home care services for seniors throughout New York City, will pay $125,000, as well as cease requesting genetic information from applicants and employees, to settle a genetic discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.
In a recent court decision, however, instinct and common sense gave way to a federal statute called the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
Curated by Genetic Alliance, the website explains your child's rights under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008.
Specialists at the Freeman Hospital are using genetic information from those diagnosed with cystinuria - an extreme and hereditary form of kidney stones.
Using the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made it a mission to find out.
The suit is a reminder to employers that GINA places restrictions on gathering such genetic information.
9) DNA reveals unique genetic information about an individual's race, ethnicity, and medical risks for diseases such as breast cancer or the risk of having a child with cystic fibrosis.
While the name GINA might sound like that of a coworker, it is actually an acronym for the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, a body of law that protects employees and candidates against discrimination in employment and harassment in the workplace.
She never for one minute considered the possibility that this genetic information could be used against her.
Congress enacted the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) to prohibit employers and group health insurance providers from discriminating against individuals on the basis of genetic information.