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Genes passed down through the maternal side, though, were found to be a “perfect mitochondrial match.”Richard III’s DNA Shows Tudors May Have No Claim to the Throne|Charlotte Lytton|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But genes trump everything, even parenting by furry primates.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One possible answer was that the animal integrated fragments of the virus into its genes as a result of persistent infection.Ebola's Roots Are 50 Times Older Than Mankind. And That Could Be the Key to Stopping It.|Michael Daly|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rubin studied RB and two other genes implicated in cancer, neurofibromin and p53.Why Men May Be More Likely to Get Deadly Brain Cancer|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The English got over it and the Roman and Norman genes were assimilated.
Mother's brains began to get hurt and kicked around when she was small, I think—but not by the genes.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
The aliens changed our genes so we would be able to use all of our brains.
All right, notice in my article I am writing on chromosomes—chains of genes, and my field is—?Security|Ernest M. Kenyon
If you wish to change hereditary characteristics, you must change the genes.
Mutations, sort of unexpected changes, can take place in either the chromosomes or the genes.Thy Rocks and Rills|Robert Ernest Gilbert
British Dictionary definitions for gene (1 of 2)
Word Origin for gene
British Dictionary definitions for gene (2 of 2)
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A portion of a DNA molecule that serves as the basic unit of heredity. Genes control the characteristics that an offspring will have by transmitting information in the sequence of nucleotides on short sections of DNA.