genes


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genes

Basic biological hereditary units, consisting of DNA and located on chromosomes. Genes contain coded instructions that control how organisms and their descendants develop.
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Take the post-chaise which you will find waiting at the Porte de Genes, as you enter Nice; pass through Turin, Chambery, and Pont-de-Beauvoisin.
In order for genes to be passed from one generation to another-to be inherited-they must be copied from the parents's genes.
The system is now fully scalable to suit researcher's needs for dynamic analysis of their own gene expression data, public data, and data contained within Gene Logic's BioExpress(R) and ToxExpress(R) Systems.
In establishing support for this hypothesis, the researchers were also able to demonstrate that a profile of expressed genes could serve as a template to predict the mechanism of action for a third cancer drug, etoposide (ETOP).
Last summer, two groups of researchers--one led by Jeffrey Palmer of Indiana University in Bloomington and the other by Charles Davis of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor--reported independently that some host plants pass their genes to the parasitic plant species that feed off them.
Recently, Nastasi and Mammina reported the presence of the floR and tet(G) genes detected by PCR in an S.
Silver is now studying how genes affect behaviors such as alcoholism, aggression, sexuality, and curiosity in mice.
After the initial EGP symposium, NIEHS investigators provided substantial input into the development of a list of 550 candidate environmental response genes for targeted variation discovery.
They've now developed it into a technique that many researchers suspect might be more useful than the other tools available for inactivating genes.
However, these genes appear to encode viral proteins with striking homology to those of paramyxoviruses.
Employed with appropriate reporter genes, this promoter could provide a rapid assay for in vitro testing of chemicals and compositions.
Scientists now think that genes not only determine your physical appearance but also what diseases you may be susceptible to, and may influence fundamental personality traits like shyness or depression, and whether you have an inherited tendency tobecome addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or drugs.