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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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Switzerland's planned amendments would include limited protection for all DNA sequences, not just human sequences like the United States, EU, and Germany.
(Thousand Oaks, CA) has patented DNA sequences coding for a TNF-binding protein and for the TNF receptor of which this protein constitutes the soluble domain.
They report in the November PLoS Biology that 91 percent of the DNA sequences in the water were previously unknown.
Although much effort has focused on the gene-environment axis, there is a growing body of information that suggests that environmental influences may extend beyond the DNA sequences of our genes.
Because conventional microbiologic techniques lack sensitivity, bartonellosis is usually diagnosed by using polymerase chain reaction amplification of organism-specific DNA sequences or serologic testing (1,22-25).
Instability of repetitive DNA sequences: the role of replication in multiple mechanisms.
Renowned in the life science community for its accuracy and high quality data in the analysis of genetic variability and DNA sequences, Pyrosequencing is now being developed for the application area of whole genome sequencing," said Erik Wallden, CEO of Pyrosequencing.
DNA sequences found in ancient human remains from the Yayoi period (300 B.C.-A.D.
An executive at Maxygen, a California biotech firm, has suggested that if DNA sequences were converted to digital music they could be copyrighted as works of art.
One DNA sequence is used to immobilize the mec A gene which is simultaneously hybridizing to detect DNA sequences in solution.
On the molecular level, genes are DNA sequences that encode instructions for the synthesis of RNA and protein.
DNA sequence-based typing approaches target loci, which are specific locations of genes or DNA sequences on chromosomes.