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December 2014 Whole-Genome Sequencing of the World’s Oldest People A group of scientists have performed whole-genome sequencing on 17 of the world’s 74 remaining supercentenarians (110 years or older) to explore the genetic basis underlying extreme human longevity. The entire list of rare protein-altering variants and DNA sequence of all 17 supercentenarian genomes is available as a [...]
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Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...
DNA sequencing is the process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule. During DNA sequencing, the bases of a small fragment of DNA are sequentially identified from signals emitted as each fragment is re-synthesized from a ...