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.

  • Genome

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

  • Genomics

    The study of genomes.

  • Human Genome Project

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

  • Variable Number Tandem Repeats

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