Genomics and Applied Biology (ISSN 1925-1602) is an open access and peer reviewed journal published online by BioPublisher. The journal is committed to publishing and disseminating all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of Genomics and Applied Biology. The range of topics including genomic structure and function, evolutionary and comparative genomics, genomics and bioinformatics, gene expression and its function identification, nutrigenomics and application technology of applied biology based on genomics and other topical advisory subjects.
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