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sequencing

[′sē·kwəns·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Designating the order of performance of tasks to assure optimal utilization of available production facilities.

sequencing

An act of specifying the exact order in which aircraft are to take off or land.
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Direct sequencing was performed with the forward primer, reverse primer, or both.
Since its inception, the EGP has focused on generating nearly complete genotype information using targeted DNA sequencing of genes across 90 PDR samples and has provided substantial insights in the variability of the human genome (Livingston et al.
Chad Nusbaum, codirector of genome sequencing and analysis at the Broad Institute, a genetic research center jointly operated in Cambridge, Mass.
Under the terms of the agreement, the license gives 454 Life Sciences the exclusive right to use this technology in whole genome analysis, while Pyrosequencing AB will retain the rights to its pyrophosphate- based sequencing technology for all applications not related to whole genome activities.
DNA analysts clean evidentiary samples prior to the mtDNA sequencing process to remove contaminating materials surrounding or adhering to the sample.
Sequencing the genome is alternately described as a "staggering achievement," "the defining moment in the evolution of mankind," "the greatest adventure of modern science," and "the sacred birthright of humanity.
Bedford, MA, USA) were sequenced with a DNA sequencing kit (Big Dye Terminator Cycle Sequencing V2.
A large number of human diseases are mimicked in the tat model, and having the genome sequence lets us easily walk between what we understand in the physiology and biology in the rat, and translate that to a better understanding of human biology, and disease processes," says Susan Old, associate director of the Clinical and Molecular Disease Program in the NHLBI Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases and a project officer for the sequencing initiative.
That selection isn't surprising given that Venter used his own DNA when his former company, Celera, performed its commercial sequencing of the human genome (SN: 5/23/98, p.
psittaci DNA in our previously described real-time PCR assay were characterized by ompA gene sequencing (4).