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Scientists Unveil New 'Atlas' for Navigating Human Genome

This beautiful diversity of cell types allow us to see, think, hear, move and fight infection — yet all of this is encoded in the same genome," said Alistair Forrest, scientific coordinator of FANTOM5. He explained that the difference between cell types ...

That's Hot! Genome Could Lead to Even Spicier Peppers

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the pepper plant, revealing the genes responsible for pepper's spiciness. The new genome, detailed Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could pave the way for even more mouth-numbingly hot ...

New technique clears up mysteries in extinct Denisovan human genome

"The amazing thing is that we can sequence the whole genome to very high accuracy, but there is too little carbon in it to do a date," Svante Pääbo, a genetic researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, told reporters during a t ...

Human Genome Project marks 10 years

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year international effort to determine the sequence of the 3 billion "letters" in a human being's DNA. The $3 billion project, led by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National ...

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Genome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Genome size is the total number of DNA base pairs in one copy of a haploid genome. The genome size is positively correlated with the morphological ...

Genome | Define Genome at

Updated April. 18, 2014

noun Genetics. a full set of chromosomes; all the inheritable traits of an organism. Also, genom . Origin: 1925–30; German Genom, equivalent to Gen gene + ( Chromos ...

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - Homepage

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Home page of the National Human Genome Research Institute, the arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health dedicated to advancing human health through genetic research.

What is a genome? - Genetics Home Reference

Updated April. 17, 2014

A genome is an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes. Each genome contains all of the information needed to build and maintain that ...