Examples of gene in a Sentence
She inherited a good set of genes from her parents.
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The proud mom is two-year-old P-53 and the suspected pops is local lion lothario P-12, who crossed into the Santa Monica Mountains from the north and who brought a new set of genes to a population seriously lacking in genetic diversity.
Deficiency can also mean genes that should be inhibited are no longer inhibited, also potentially meaning cancer.
Sixty to 80 percent of genes found in humans are found in flies, and essentially all our biochemistry and metabolism is identical.
CRISPR/Cas9 cuts DNA at specified targets, inactivating or altering gene sequences.
The focus of this study is a single mutation in the gene MYBPC3.
The syndrome is caused by a collection of gene mutations, and it’s very rare: Around 100 cases have been reported worldwide.
To answer that question, Blackburn and his colleagues analyzed 95 genes from each of 156 different frog species alive today.
But that was sidetracked when the Bachelor alum tested positive for a gene that links her to a high risk of cancer.
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Origin and Etymology of gene
First Known Use: 1909See Words from the same year
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Definition of gene for English Language Learners
biology : a part of a cell that controls or influences the appearance, growth, etc., of a living thing
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