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In biology the genome of an organism is its whole hereditary information and is encoded in the DNA (or, for some viruses, RNA). This includes both the genes and the non-coding sequencesw of the DNA - wikipedia

Note: The term was coined in 1920 by Hans Winkler, Professor of Botany at the University of Hamburg, Germany, , as a portmanteau (combination) of the words gene and chromosome

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