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What is a genome?

All of the hereditary information encoded in an organisms DNA


What is bioinformatics?

The use of computers and statistical analysis to compare base sequences


What is pharmacogenetics

The use of genome information in the choice of drugs


What is personalised medicine?

When an individual's genome is used to select the most effective drugs and dose for them.