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Bible DictionaryAids Glossary
the unit of heredity. A gene contains hereditary information encoded in the form of DNA and is located at a specific position on a chromosome in a cell's nucleus. Genes determine many aspects of anatomy and physiology by controlling the production of proteins. Each individual has a unique sequence of genes, or genetic code.
Bible DictionaryGlossary of HIV(AIDS)-Related Terms
1. A unit of DNA<!-- (see) --> that carries information for the biosynthesis of a specific product in the cell. 2. Ultimate unit by which inheritable characteristics are transmitted to succeeding generations in all living organisms. Genes are contained by, and arranged along the length of, the chromosome. The gene is composed of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Each chromosome of each species has a definite number and arrangement of genes, which govern both the structure and metabolic functions of the cells and thus of the entire organism. They provide information for the synthesis of enzymes and other proteins and specify when these substances are to be made. Alteration of either gene number or arrangement can result in mutation (a change in the inheritable traits).
Bible DictionaryNCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The functional and physical unit of heredity passed from parent to offspring. Genes are pieces of DNA, and most genes contain the information for making a specific protein.
 
Treatment that alters a gene. In studies of gene therapy for cancer, researchers are trying to improve the body's natural ability to fight the disease or to make the cancer cells more sensitive to other kinds of therapy.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Bible DictionaryDiabetes Glossary
a functional unit of heredity which is a segment of DNA located in a specific site on a chromosome. A gene directs the formation of an enzyme or other protein.
Bible DictionaryHepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
Functional hereditary unit that occupies a fixed location on a chromosone, it has a specific influence on phenotype, and is capable of mutation to various allelic forms

 

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