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What is a gene and what does it do?

A gene is a segment of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that contains information for making proteins, which carry out traits that are passed down from a parent or parents that mak (MORE)
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Why are genes regulated?

The primary reason genes are regulated is to keep a cell from overproducing a protein that it does not need. A good example of this would be E. coli. E. coli is capable of pro (MORE)

What are the structures of Genes?

The Fine Structures are as follows: 1) The Start Codon: Met is specific for one amino acid [Met] yet f-Met uniquely specifies the Start codon. 2) There are two kinds of 'upst (MORE)

What are deleterious genes?

The general definition of deleterious is "harmful". A deleterious gene is a gene that generally decreases the fitness of the individual.
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What is gene cloning and gene modification?

Gene cloning is when you take the entire genetic profile to create a copy of the donor of the genes. Gene modification is when you change a persons genes, in a way to change t (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)
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What are genes?

Genes are the sections of DNA that code for a functional product, such as a protein. The environment and an organism's genes interact to produce traits.
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What is a gene?

Gene The central dogma of genetics was that one gene coded for one enzyme this was later altered to one gene coded for one polypeptide. As we learn more about genetics, this (MORE)
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What is recessive gene and dominant gene?

A dominant gene is always expressed if present, and the recessive gene is only expressed with the homozygous recessive genotype. For example, if the dominant gene is red (repr (MORE)
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Who do you get your genes from?

Your genes come from your parents. The DNA that has been passed on for generations up until your parents and then you determine which genes will be predominant (will physicall (MORE)
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What is gene and what does it do?

A gene is a sequence of DNA that encodes for a functional RNA molecule. What it does is contained a bunch of nucleotides which after being transcribed and translated make prot (MORE)