Medical Definition of H. flu genome

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

H. flu genome: The total genetic complement of the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae (H. flu). This bacterial genome was the first in an independent organism to be sequenced and assembled. The H. flu genome contains 1.8 million base pairs and is estimated to have 1,740 genes. The sequencing of this genome was completed in 1995.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018

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