massively parallel sequencing

Pronunciation:(MA-siv-lee PAYR-uh-lel SEE-kwen-sing)

Definition: A high-throughput method used to determine a portion of the nucleotide sequence of an individual’s genome. This technique utilizes DNA sequencing technologies that are capable of processing multiple DNA sequences in parallel. Also called next-generation sequencing and NGS.GeneticsHealth professional

2014-07-16