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What is a genome?

All of the hereditary information encoded in an organisms DNA

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What is bioinformatics?

The use of computers and statistical analysis to compare base sequences

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What is pharmacogenetics

The use of genome information in the choice of drugs

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What is personalised medicine?

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