symbols, acronyms & abbreviations
IEEE Std 260.1™-1004.
IEEE Standard Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Units, Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units).
Approved 22 July 2004, American National Standard Institute; approved 25 March 2004, IEEE-SA Standards Board.
New York: IEEE, 24 September 2004.
gigabase. In genomics, 1,000,000,000 base pairs, if referring to double-stranded DNA, or single nucleotides if referring to single-stranded DNA.
“gigabase (Gb) 109 nucleotide pairs (double-stranded) or 109 nucleotides (single-stranded)”
David L. Hartl and Elizabeth W. Jones.
Genetics. An Analysis of Genes and Genomes. Fifth Edition.
Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bertlett, 2001.
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