Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

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    WES:

    See whole exome sequencing

    Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS):

    Determining the exact DNA sequence of an individual’s genome including all coding and noncoding regions.

    WGS:

    See whole genome sequencing

    Wild type:

    Refers to the reference or common allele or phenotype. (contrast to mutant or variant gene or allele).

    wt: 

    See wild type