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the placement in order of information, concepts, or actions.
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The determination of the sequence of subunits in a macromolecule.
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(se'kwen-sing) [L. sequor, to follow]
1. The application of particular treatments in a specific order rather than randomly or haphazardly.
2. The determination of the order of nucleotides in a gene or a genome. Synonym: gene sequencing; genetic sequencing

deep sequencing

Examination of a nucleic acid genome with such precision that even very rare genetic mutations are identified.

gene sequencing

Sequencing (2).

genetic sequencing

Sequencing (2).
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The molecular sequence data that underlie the three domains, based on a few ribosomal genes, find that archaeans are more closely related to eukaryotes than to bacteria.

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