DNA sequencing

(redirected from Gene sequencer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

DNA sequencing

[¦dē¦en¦ā ′sē·kwən·siŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
The determination of the sequence of nucleotides in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecules.
References in periodicals archive ?
One major player, Celera Genomics of Rockville, a subsidiary of PE Corporation, makes a version of the latest gene sequencer.
Late last year, the pharmaceutical company Perkin-Elmer donated a $100,000 gene sequencer to the center to examine the genes that give animals certain characteristics and help identify lineage.
Before Hood's gene sequencer was developed, decoding 12,000 base pairs took a year.
Induction in National Academy of Engineering makes inventor of the Automated Gene Sequencer one of only seven living individuals elected to all three National Academies
development of the DNA gene sequencer and other automated
DNA gene sequencer and synthesizer, and the protein
In the past ten years, the development of powerful computers and high speed gene sequencers have yielded many surprises.
This solution will complement the massive amounts of data that high resolution gene sequencers, microscopes and associated laboratory equipment generate.