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- noun genetics An amount of
genetic sequence dataequivalent to 1012 base pairs
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In July, the institute celebrated its 1 trillionth base sequenced—1 terabase—the equivalent of 300 human genomes.20 The Sanger press office helpfully pointed out that if the DNA sequence were printed in 12-point Courier type, it would span the earth sixty-three times.