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Gene

History Of The Gene And Structure Of Dna, Genes Code For Protein And Rna, Gene Expression

Genes are functional units of DNA that contain the instructions for making proteins or RNA. Genes also act as units of heredity, transferring the same instructions from parent to offspring. The nature, structure, and regulation of genes has been a central topic of scientific research for more than 100 years.

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