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Definition of Functional genomics

Functional genomics: The function of each gene in the genome. Functional genomics is the study of genes, their resulting proteins, and the role played by the proteins the body's biochemical processes. Functional genomics also involves understanding the genetic control mechanisms.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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