Definition of Reverse genetics

1. Noun. The practice of finding functions of known genes. ¹



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Medical Definition of Reverse genetics

1. The technique of determining a gene's function by first sequencing it, then mutating it and then trying to identify the nature of the change in the phenotype. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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