Definition of gene in English:
- Karma helps to imprint a code on the soul, similar to the genetic code on the genes.
- Nowadays, the phrase is extended to mean the ability to pass on one's genes to one's offspring.
- The condition is rare and is caused by the inheritance of an abnormal gene from an affected parent.
- Proteins encoded by the abnormal genes are then identified and their interactions studied by pathway analyses and probable functions deduced.
- The accessory gland protein-coding genes were isolated in such a way that favors overrepresentation of highly expressed genes.
- Each of these species contains opsin genes which are not expressed in the adult retina.
The word gene is from German Gen, from Pangen (from Greek pan- ‘all’ and genos ‘race, kind, offspring’), a supposed ultimate unit of heredity. Genetic (mid 19th century) started out meaning ‘arising from a common origin’: this is from genesis (Old English) ‘creation’, on the pattern of pairs such as antithesis and antithetic.
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