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DNA Sequencing

DNA Sequencing


This lesson will introduce the concept of DNA sequencing as well as discuss the Human Genome Project.

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Terms to Know
DNA Sequencing

A genetic technology that allows us to track the location of genes on chromosomes.


All of the DNA in an individual's complete set of chromosomes.


The study of genomes.

Human Genome Project

A complete map of the entire human genome completed with DNA sequencing.

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The portion of DNA (about 1%) that is unique to each individual.