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American English: /dʒin/
British English: /dʒiːn/

Translation of gene in Spanish:


  • he's very stubborn — it's in the genes
    es muy tozudo — es de familia
    (before noun) gene bank
    banco (masculine) genético
    gene mutation
    mutación (feminine) genética
    gene splicing
    acoplamiento (masculine) de genes
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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