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Genetics
Immune System

Can a single gene code for different protein?

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03/13/2009

yes, a single gene can code for multiple proteins by the process of alternative splicing. DNA is transcribed into m-RNA and that is then translated into proteins. The pre m-RNA can be coded for at different sites, it can contain introns that create a different code, or it can have exons spliced from it.