Gene

This is the part of the DNA molecule which carries the information defining the sequence of amino-acids in a specific polypeptide chain.

gene

(Variation and inheritance) basic unit of genetic material that is inherited from our parents. A gene is a section of DNA which controls part of a cell's chemistry - particularly protein production

Gene

the segment of DNA at a particular locus on a particular chromosome that controls production of proteins and enzymes and influences the development of a specific trait.
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gene

[n] - a segment of DNA found on a chromosome that codes for a particular protein
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Gene

The fundamental unit of heredity. Genes are located on the strands of DNA found in the cells and mitochondria.
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Gene

(genes) Coded messages that tell cells how to behave. They control growth and development of the body. Genes are made of DNA and grouped together to form chromosomes. Different human chromosomes have different numbers of genes - most have between 1 to 2 thousand genes per chromosome.
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Gene

The part of a chromosome which is inherited and in turn passes on characteristics or traits.
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Gene

A chemical unit of hereditary information that can be passed from one generation to another.
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Gene

A unit of inherited material - a hereditary factor.
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gene

cistron noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; `genes were formerly call...
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gene

unit of hereditary information that occupies a fixed position (locus) on a chromosome. Genes achieve their effects by directing the synthesis of ... [32 related articles]
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GENE

A unit of inheritance; a length of DNA in a chromosome that codes for a particular characteristic.
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Gene

The basic unit of genetic information. Different kinds of genes have been discovered. They control the timing and the building of the different types of body cell. Strings of genes together form codes for making a whole body. Any changes to this genetic code will cause a mutation.
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Gene

The chemical unit of hereditary information that can be passed on from generation to generation.
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gene

A unit of inheritance
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Gene

A functional hereditary unit that occupies a fixed location on a chromosome and has a specific influence on heredity factors.
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Gene

The functional and physical units of inheritance that are passed from parents to their offspring. The genes found in normal breast tissue can change their
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gene

A specific subunit of DNA that codes for a specific protein.
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gene

A sequence of DNA that is related to a particular trait.
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gene

determines the characteristics (such as eye color and height) of living things.
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Gene

The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity. A gene is an ordered sequence of nucleotid
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Gene

The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity. A gene is an ordered sequence of nucleotid
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Gene

The basic unit of inheritance.
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Gene

the DNA code in the cells of all living things; they determine physical characteristics such as fur color
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gene

The basic unit of inheritance; occur along the chromosomes.
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