DNA sequencing

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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.
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In the 1980s, Hood and colleagues invented the automated gene sequencer, protein sequencer, protein synthesizer and DNA synthesizer, the basic technologies that enabled the human genome project.
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Minister for Health and Ageing John Hill said This facility has state-of-the-art gene sequencers and team of senior scientists to analyse and apply their findings and will lift cancer research in Australia to a new level.
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The massive effort was enabled through four distinct high efficiency tools: efficient experimental design, targeted restriction enzymes building combinatorial libraries, high throughput automated gene sequencers and computer based informatics.
Buckler's laboratory looks a bit like a beehive, with seven technicians and students and a postdoctoral molecular biologist busily working at automated gene sequencers.
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