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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 ...
http://biology.about.com/od/geneticsglossary/g/Genes.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 ...
http://biotech.about.com/od/faq/f/genesdiscovered.htm
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
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 ...
http://genealogy.about.com/od/dna_genetics/a/genetic_basics.htm
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
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
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 ...
http://biotech.about.com/od/DNA-Sequencing/a/Genetic-Variation-Disease-Genes-And-Risk-Factors.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
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 ...
http://biotech.about.com/od/introtobiotechnology/a/Genes-Don-T-Just-Make-Proteins.htm
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 ...
http://alzheimers.about.com/cs/research/a/plaques.htm
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