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She inherited a good set of genes from her parents.
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Schulz said those who are interested in participating first go through a genetic test done by a cheek swab to study their apolipoprotein (APOE) genes, which are found in three variants.
Boosting the prospects of a relative’s child — kinship selection — does help propagate at least a few of an individual’s genes, and thus seems a good general explanation for self-sacrificing behavior.
There are just too many combinations of genes, environmental exposures, patterns of cell phone use, plus a healthy helping of random chance to consider.
Boosting the prospects of a relative's child — kinship selection — does help propagate at least a few of an individual's genes, and thus seems a good general explanation for self-sacrificing behavior.
Scientists are developing a gene-editing tool that could eliminate disease in Florida citrus and other crops.
Even when both parents carry the recessive mutation of the same gene, there’s still only a 1 in 4 chance they’ll be affected.
Think of it as a mid-fattie with race-car genes, though given its sparse padding in the heel and tongue, the interior is decidedly spartan.
Some research suggests that genes, combined with exposures to environmental agents ranging from pollutants to chemicals in the diet, for example, could misdirect the immune cells to destroy neurons.
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Origin and Etymology of gene
First Known Use: 1909See Words from the same year
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biology : a part of a cell that controls or influences the appearance, growth, etc., of a living thing
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