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Researchers have been been able to map out the comlete human genome due to the increase in DNA technology over the past few years DNA

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<P> Researchers have been been able to map out the comlete human genome due to the increase in DNA technology over the past few years. DNA contains a list of the human nucleotide sequence that allows us to study more in depth about genetic diseases and what can be done to help cure these diseases or even completely eliminate their existance. The term genomics is defined as the study of the human genes and this study has very much grown throughout the last few years. Genomics is also used to help solve questions about gene organization, gene expression, growth and develpment, and evolution. <P> Using this new gene technology, geneticists are able to study genes directly. This allows them to determine the genotype without even knowing the phenotype. Before they were able to look so closely at the actual genes, geneticists had to determine the genotype by looking at the phenotype. But because there are so many different genes to look at, they now have a problem determining the genotype from the phenotype. Because the gene sequence can be so lengthy, geneticists use a technique to eliminate certain parts of the nucleotide sequence. Some parts of the nucleotide sequence are just repeats of non-coding parts of the gene that have no effect on the organism. It is much easier to study the coding genes when the non-coding ones are taken
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course BIO 1407 taught by Professor Grise during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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