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.
He is not embarrassed by the sans gene of the hobo, nor put out of countenance by the etiquette of the prince.
"It was worth while undergoing the gene of it to know that one was perfectly fit."
Overlapping genes are described as genes whose genomic regions overlap to some extent.
The researchers next established that HAR1 includes two overlapping genes. Laboratory evidence suggested that neither gene produces a protein.
Discovery and analysis of inflammatory disease-related genes using eDNA microarrays.
We now report as viral sequences particular nucleotide sequences previously considered to be human genes; these sequences were named Angrem52 and Angrem104.
Employed with appropriate reporter genes, this promoter could provide a rapid assay for in vitro testing of chemicals and compositions.
For example, scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University isolated genes from the hepatitis B virus, an infectious particle that causes deadly liver disease.
By figuring out the genes that create our natural proteins, we move one giant step closer to designing proteins that make us live longer and expunging those that make us fall ill.
These amino acids, when linked together by reading the DNA that form the various genes, create the thousands of different proteins that make up the human body.
Until then, genes were isolated one at a time - one gene, one protein - by teams of researchers laboring for years.