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genetic information

Line breaks: gen|et¦ic in|for|ma¦tion

Definition of genetic information in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The genetic potential of an organism carried in the base sequence of its DNA (or, in some viruses, RNA) according to the genetic code.
Example sentences
  • Finally, DNA represents the conserved genetic information and has more or less to be synthesized only once per cell cycle.
  • The discovery that RNA can carry genetic information has led to other discoveries as well.
  • There are other ways of abstracting genetic information than gene sequencing and testing.

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