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Genome

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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