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Genes Definition - Biology Glossary - About.com
Genes exist in alternative forms called alleles. Alleles determine distinct traits that can be passed on from parents to offspring. The process by which genes are ...
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 ...
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.
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 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, ...
Definition of Tumor Suppressor Genes - Lung Cancer - About.com
Tumor suppressor genes can prevent the growth of tumors. What are these genes?
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 ...
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?
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 ...
Tangles, Plaques and Genes - Alzheimer's/Dementia - About.com
Each experiment involves inserting new or modified genes into brain cells. It involves, for example, a painstaking process of knocking out specific genes and ...
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