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  • Posted: 01/28/2005
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CGAP Studies Genomes

CGAP studies the molecular changes in genomes. A genome can simply be thought of as the complete set of instructions for making an organism. Each organism has its own unique genome. In a human cell, the genome is found in the nucleus. A human genome has 22 pairs of chromosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes.

CGAP Studies Genomes