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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One gene privatizer is even owned by a manufacturer of the gene sequencer. It's as if the manufacturer of the lunar lander had laid claim to the surface of the moon.
He met with the machine's creator, later introducing the first automatic gene sequencer, or decoder, to the NIH in 1986.
Before Hood's gene sequencer was developed, decoding 12,000 base pairs took a year.
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.
If anything good comes out of this outbreak--besides the incredibly swift work done by gene sequencers up in Canada, which comprises a revolution unto itself--I hope it'll be a true Great Leap by China into the world community.