Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of all of the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism.

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  • n. The study of the complete genome of an organism

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  • n. the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

Etymologies

gene +‎ -omics (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • True, for many rare inherited diseases, genomics is making a big difference.

    The Failed Promise of Genomics

  • However, genomics is empirical and directly testable, of course.

    Approaches Determine Outcomes

  • However, genomics is empirical and directly testable, of course. see above

    Approaches Determine Outcomes

  • Ajmal Aqtash, writes that, "The exhibition traces the evolution of Lalvani's genomic art as filtered through two major series, AlgoRhythms™ and XURF™, each exploring Lalvani's principal concern with the relationship between genetic codes and sculptural creation, and more specifically, between "genomics"-sculpture derived from formal rules, and "epigenomics"-works created through external agents like forces, respectively."

    Steven Mesler: Form Follows Force: Haresh Lalvani

  • Ajmal Aqtash, writes that, "The exhibition traces the evolution of Lalvani's genomic art as filtered through two major series, AlgoRhythms ™ and XURF ™, each exploring Lalvani's principal concern with the relationship between genetic codes and sculptural creation, and more specifically, between" genomics "- sculpture derived from formal rules, and" epigenomics "- works created through external agents like forces, respectively."

    Steven Mesler: Form Follows Force: Haresh Lalvani

  • Secondly, there is an increasing understanding of the relationship between molecular structure and biological function, so called functional genomics, which is revealing many new gene-based targets for drug discovery.

    The Impact of Biotechnology on the Health-Care Industry

  • He continued his research there, and seven years ago began working at TGen in an emerging area of medicine known as genomics, in which DNA research of diseases is leading to advances in cancer treatment.

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  • Dr. BRAWLEY: Yeah, actually, the area is probably genomics, which is actually looking at not one gene but a number of genes and looking at genes that are actually producing protein at

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  • I don't understand why these folks doing research in something called genomics get to behave as if what they do is completely apolitical, when, if I remember correctly from the Bitch magazine archive in my brain, Joan Roughgarden (author of Evolution's Rainbow) argued that it was difficult for her research to be taken seriously or funded because it challenges gender assumptions at work at least in her field, biology.

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  • Dr. BRAWLEY: Yeah, actually, the area is probably genomics, which is actually looking at not one gene but a number of genes and looking at genes that are actually producing protein at a high rate or genes that are producing protein at - are at a repressed rate and then looking at a number, perhaps 18 to 30 genes, and then coming up with this is a cancer that is known to be a cancer that spreads and can cause tremendous harm, or this is a cancer that is destined to stay within this man's prostate for the next 40 or 50 years.

    When To Test For Prostate Cancer?

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  • The study of all of the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism.

    The American Heritage Dictionary definition above is misleading and ultimately incorrect, in that it assumes that only eukaryotic nuclear DNA (the one that forms chromosomes) is the study object of genomics - therefore excluding mitochondrial, chloroplast, prokaryotic, and viral DNA genomes.

    April 18, 2011