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functional genomics

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Definition of FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS

:  a branch of genomics that uses various techniques (as RNA interference and mass spectrometry) to analyze the function of genes and the proteins they produce
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First Known Use of FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS

1995

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