First off, I'm new to bioinformatics and I am learning about DNA sequencing.
Let's say that I knew that a specific region of a genome which contained information about a disease (whether it a person had the disease or not).
It would make sense that we would only want to sequence that part of the genome in order to make a detector for this disease.
Would it be possible to 'cut-out' this region of the genome and only sequence that part (so we don't have to sequence the entire thing)? If not, how would we sequence only this part of the genome (it doesn't make sense to sequence the other parts as they don't give us information).
Thanks in advance.