Primer on medical genomics part II: Background principles and methods in molecular genetics.

@article{Tefferi2002PrimerOM,
  title={Primer on medical genomics part II: Background principles and methods in molecular genetics.},
  author={Ayalew Tefferi and Eric D. Wieben and Gordon W. Dewald and David A H Whiteman and Matthew E Bernard and Thomas C. Spelsberg},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={
          785-808
        }
}
  • Ayalew Tefferi, Eric D. Wieben, +3 authors Thomas C. Spelsberg
  • Published in Mayo Clinic proceedings 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The nucleus of every human cell contains the full complement of the human genome, which consists of approximately 30,000 to 70,000 named and unnamed genes and many intergenic DNA sequences. The double-helical DNA molecule in a human cell, associated with special proteins, is highly compacted into 22 pairs of autosomal chromosomes and an additional pair of sex chromosomes. The entire cellular DNA consists of approximately 3 billion base pairs, of which only 1% is thought to encode a functional… CONTINUE READING

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