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Genes Definition - Biology Glossary - About.com
Genes are segments of DNA located on chromosomes. Genes contain the codes for the production of specific proteins.
Discovery of Genes - DNA Encodes Genes - Discovery of DNA
Chromosomes are visible during cell division using a light microscope and scientists recognized as early as 1900 that genes were carried on chromosomes  ...
What Are Genes, DNA, and Chromosomes?
Dec 10, 2014 ... You've heard terms like genes, DNA, the Human Genome Project, and chromosomes. But what do these words mean exactly? Increase your ...
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. The clues carried ...
How Genetics Influence Athletic Ability - Sports Medicine - About.com
Dec 18, 2014 ... How do genetics influence athletic ability? Do our genes predict our sports success or does it all depend on training?
Definition of Tumor Suppressor Genes - Lung Cancer - About.com
Dec 2, 2014 ... Tumor suppressor genes can prevent the growth of tumors. What are these genes?
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, ...
Genes Don't Just Make Proteins - Biotech/Biomedical - About.com
Researchers in the last several years have realized there are whole classes of genes that do not make proteins. Instead, the RNA from these genes performs ...
Gluten Sensitivity Genes - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Find out what genes are involved in gluten sensitivity. Are celiac disease genes implicated in gluten sensitivity?
Genetic Variation, Disease Genes, and Risk Factors: What Is ...
Genes make us who we are and small variations in genes do more than just define our difference in physical appearance. They determine our unique ...
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