Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Hardin, S. H. 2001. DNA Sequencing. eLS.
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
DNA sequencing is the determination of base order in a DNA molecule. Methods for determining base order involve either chemical degradation or, more commonly, enzymatic synthesis of the region that is being sequenced. Automation of the DNA sequencing process is accelerating the progress of the Human Genome Project.
- human genome project;
- automated sequencing;