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Genes Definition - Biology Glossary - About.com
Genes contain the codes for the production of specific proteins. The information contained within DNA is not directly converted to proteins, but must first be ...
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Family Cancer Syndromes - American Cancer Society
Jun 25, 2014 ... But in some cases the cancer is caused by an abnormal gene that is being passed along from generation to generation. Although this is often ...
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What Are Genes, DNA, and Chromosomes?
Information about what genes, DNA, chromosomes, proteins, mutations, and the human genome are, and how they relate to each other.
http://rarediseases.about.com/od/geneticdisorders/a/genesbasics.htm
Discovery of Genes - DNA Encodes Genes - Discovery of DNA
Question: How Were Genes Discovered? The structure of genetic material and how it encodes for the synthesis of proteins, was explained by several scientists ...
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How Genetics Influence Child Development - Psychology - About.com
The genes contained in these chromosomes are made up of a chemical structure known as DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) that contains the genetic code, ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/early-child-development/a/genes-and-development.htm
Gene Theory - Biology - About.com
The Gene Theory is one of the basic principles of biology. The main concept of this theory is that traits are passed from parents to offspring through gene ...
http://biology.about.com/od/geneticsglossary/g/genetheory.htm
Understanding the Clues We Carry in Our Genes - Genealogy
It's in your genes. That's how scientists explain the physical characteristics, personality traits, and behaviors which make each human unique.
http://genealogy.about.com/od/dna_genetics/a/genetic_basics.htm
How New Genes are Delivered to Cure Disease - Biotech/Biomedical
Gene therapy offers real promise for curing genetic disorders and treating a wider range diseases. How are new functional genes are put into a patients cells?
http://biotech.about.com/od/technicaltheory/a/Delivering-New-Genes-To-Cure-Disease.htm
Gene Mutation - Biology - About.com
A gene mutation is any change that occurs in the DNA. These changes can be beneficial to, have some effect on, or be seriously detrimental to an organism.
http://biology.about.com/od/basicgenetics/ss/gene-mutation.htm
Definition of Tumor Suppressor Genes - Lung Cancer - About.com
Tumor suppressor genes can prevent the growth of tumors. What are these genes?
http://lungcancer.about.com/od/glossary/g/tumorsuppressor.htm
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