functional genomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of functional genomics

  1. :  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

1995

First Known Use of functional genomics

1995


Medical Dictionary

functional genomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Medical Definition of functional genomics

  1. :  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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