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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.
BIONET is an on-line service that provides access to proprietary databases plus 19 sources of sequence information, including all of the major molecular sequence data banks - GenBank, EMBL, PIR, and SWISS-PROT, and the patent sequence database, GENESEQ.
Only experience as a physician AND a searcher would give you the more suitable term for this search: MOLECULAR SEQUENCE DATA. And DIABETES MELLITUS needs further qualification--a subheading that tells the computer you are interested in genetic aspects.

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