functional genomics


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functional genomics

the study of expressed genes in organisms, including the identity of the genes and the factors that control differential expression.

func·tion·al ge·nom·ics

(fŭngk'shŭn-ăl jē-nō'miks)
The study of expressed genes in organisms, including the identity of the genes and the factors that control differential expression.
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