(GB or colloquially "gig") A unit of data equal to one billion bytes but see binary prefix for other definitions. A gigabyte is 1000^3 bytes or 1000 megabytes.A human gene sequence (including all the redundant codons) contains about 1.5 gigabytes of data. 1000 gigabytes are one terabyte. See prefix. Human genome data content.
Last updated: 2013-11-03
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