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 (sē′kwəns, -kwĕns′)
1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
3. A related or continuous series. See Synonyms at series.
4. Games Three or more playing cards in consecutive order and usually the same suit; a run.
5. A series of related shots that constitute a complete unit of action in a movie.
6. Music A melodic or harmonic pattern successively repeated at different pitches with or without a key change.
7. Roman Catholic Church A hymn sung between the gradual and the Gospel.
8. Mathematics An ordered set of quantities, as x, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4.
9. Biochemistry The order of constituents in a polymer, especially the order of nucleotides in a nucleic acid or of the amino acids in a protein.
tr.v. se·quenced, se·quenc·ing, se·quenc·es
1. To organize or arrange in a sequence.
2. To determine the order of constituents in (a polymer, such as a nucleic acid or protein molecule).

[Middle English, a type of hymn, from Old French, from Medieval Latin sequentia, hymn, that which follows (from its following the alleluia), from Late Latin, from Latin sequēns, sequent-, present participle of sequī, to follow; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Biochemistry) the procedure of determining the order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein (protein sequencing) or of nucleotides in a DNA section comprising a gene (gene sequencing)
2. (Commerce) commerce Also called: priority sequencing specifying the order in which jobs are to be processed, based on the allocation of priorities
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(ˈsi kwən sɪŋ)
the interruption of a career by a woman to bear and care for children until they reach an age that allows her to resume work.
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[ˈsiːkwənsɪŋ] nséquençage m gene sequencing
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[ClickPress, Mon Jul 22 2019] MRRSE has conducted a study on the clinical oncology next-generation sequencing through the analysis and forecast of the clinical oncology next-generation sequencing market in its publication titled 'Clinical Oncology Next-Generation Sequencing Market: Global Industry Analysis 2014 -- 2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019 -- 2029.' This report on the clinical oncology next-generation sequencing market covers the various key factors influencing the demand and supply of clinical oncology next-generation sequencing over the next several years.
With the development of Next Generation Sequencing techniques, researches on whole genome sequence data of megabyte size are being actively studied, and new comparison and search methods for large-scale sequence data are needed.
Boston, MA, November 09, 2016 --( Next-generation sequencing refers to modern non-Sanger-based high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies that can sequence millions or billions of DNA strands in parallel, yielding substantially more throughput and minimizing the need for the time consuming fragment-cloning methods that are often used in Sanger sequencing of genomes.
Modern DNA sequencing began in the mid-1970s following 20 years of development after James Watson and Francis Cricks 1953 initial determination of the structure of DNA.
Our new system for rapid determination of viral RNA sequence (RDV) uses whole-genome amplification and direct sequencing techniques (Figure 1).
Using massively parallel sequencing technology, David Bartel, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), and colleagues sequenced some 400,000 small RNAs from Caenorhabditis elegans, identifying 18 new microRNA genes and more than 5,000 other RNAs of a type that had not been previously reported.
The investigators say that it will take additional sequencing of Neandertal DNA to determine whether that species interbred with Stone Age people.
The recent completion of sequencing projects for the genomes of humans and several model organisms has provided, for the first time, a glimpse of the information required for the diversity of eukaryotic life.
DNA sequencing (1) is considered the gold standard for the detection and characterization of mutations.