Associations to the word «Genome»


GENOME, noun. (genetics)   The complete genetic information (either DNA or, in some viruses, RNA) of an organism.
GENOME TRANSPLANT, noun. (genetics) A procedure in which DNA from one species is transplanted into a cell of another species, and after repeated division of hybrid cells the original cells are destroyed; only achieved in bacteria so far

Dictionary definition

GENOME, noun. The ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism; "the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs".

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway