DNA sequencing

What is DNA sequencing?

DNA sequencing meaning A laboratory process used to learn the exact sequence (order) of the four building blocks, or bases, that make up DNA. Information is stored in DNA in a code made by arranging the four bases (identified by the letters A, C, G, and T) in different orders. DNA sequencing can be used to find DNA mutations (changes) that may cause diseases, such as cancer.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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