shotgun technique

Malpractice A strategy by a plaintiff’s legal team in a civil action involving multiple potential defendants, in which all possible parties are named in a shotgun-like manner
Medspeak A diagnostic philosophy, method or technique in which every conceivable parameter is measured, especially in a patient with an obscure disease, to detect rare conditions, that may cause a particular symptom
Molecular biology Shotgun sequencing

shotgun technique

Malpractice A strategy by a plaintiff in a civil action involving multiple potential defendants, where all possible parties are named, in a shotgun-like manner
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Celera Genomics, which, along with Applied Biosystems, is a PE Corporation business, began to sequence the human genome in September 1999, using the whole genome shotgun technique that its scientists pioneered in sequencing the first complete genome in 1995 at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR).
Shotgun technique, Burroughs says, ``releases the little spirits compacted in the layers of wood, causing the colors of the paints to splash out in unforeseeable, unpredictable images and patterns.
Venter and his team of researchers decoded the genome of the first free-living organism, the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae, using his new whole genome shotgun technique.
Venter founded Celera Genomics to sequence the human genome, using the whole-genome shotgun technique, new mathematical algorithms, and automated DNA-sequencing machines.
There, he and his team decoded the genome of the first free-living organism, the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae, pioneering the new whole genome shotgun technique.
Celera has sequenced and assembled the mouse genome with data generated exclusively from Celera's high-throughput sequencing factory, proprietary algorithms, and the whole genome shotgun technique.
The advantages of using the whole genome shotgun technique for sequencing genomes are uniform SNP coverage of the genome and the fact that every SNP is mapped to its exact genome location," said J.
Celera began to sequence the human genome on September 8, 1999, using the whole genome shotgun technique that its scientists pioneered in sequencing the first complete genome in 1995 at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR).
Not only has the whole genome shotgun technique been proven in the very large and complicated Drosophila genome, but we have done it in the context of an extremely successful collaboration with Dr.
Using the whole genome shotgun technique, the genome is broken into tiny random fragments and reassembled using proprietary algorithms and one of the world's largest supercomputing facilities.
The whole genome shotgun technique focuses on sequencing the entire genome at once, allowing for real-time discovery of human genes across the entire genome," said J.
The whole genome shotgun technique used by Celera to decode this and other genomes has several phases.