functional genomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of functional genomics

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

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1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Functional genomics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/functional%20genomics. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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functional genomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Medical Definition of functional genomics

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

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