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DNA sequencing

[¦dē¦en¦ā ′sē·kwən·siŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
The determination of the sequence of nucleotides in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecules.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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