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Personalisierte Medizin durch individuelle Genome

Personalized medicine using individual genomes

Zusammenfassung

Die dynamische Entwicklung in der Sequenziertechnologie hat die technischen Kosten sowie die Zeit, die benötigt wird, ein individuelles Genom zu entschlüsseln, so dramatisch reduziert, dass die komplette Sequenzierung persönlicher Genome für Privatpersonen und Gesundheitssysteme finanzierbar wird. Die breite Verfügbarkeit individueller Genome wird die Medizin weiter in Richtung einer informationsbasierten Wissenschaft treiben und die Bedeutung der informationswissenschaftlichen Techniken erhöhen.

Abstract

Recent advances in sequencing technology have reduced the costs and time required to decode a single genome to the extent that complete sequencing of personal genomes becomes affordable for both private individuals and the health care system. The broad availability of individual genomes will drive medicine further towards an information-based science and the importance of IT solutions in medicine will increase.

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    Steven Brenner merkte skeptisch an, „that it remains to be seen whether we will learn anything more important from our genomes than the need to use suncream, eat better and exercise more“ [17].

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Krawitz, P. Personalisierte Medizin durch individuelle Genome. medgen 22, 248–253 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11825-010-0216-1

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Schlüsselwörter

  • Sequenziertechnologie
  • Kosten
  • Persönliches Genom
  • Informationsbasierte Wissenschaft
  • Personal Genomics

Keywords

  • Sequencing technology
  • Costs
  • Personal genome
  • Information-based science
  • Personal genomics