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  • n. Plural form of gene.

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Examples

  • But making hereditary, targeted changes in genes is something we are neither able, willing nor allowed to do in humans.

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007 - Presentation Speech

  • Should selection (or some other mechanism) increase the percentage of a particular allele, the percentqage of ways that allele appears in combinations with other alleles of other genes is also increased, cause variations that may not have existed before the selection of the allele.

    Assessing Causality

  • Should selection (or some other mechanism) increase the percentage of a particular allele, the percentage of ways that allele appears in combinations with other alleles of other genes is also increased, cause variations that may not have existed before the selection of the allele.

    Assessing Causality

  • "Exactly how the daughter who shares my genes has your nerdy taste in afterschool fun, but the daughter who shares your genes is the one with great taste in clothes --"

    June 7th, 2007

  • If variants of certain genes create mainly dysfunction and trouble, how have they survived natural selection?

    The Science of Success

  • So Anne decided to narrow down her search. 23andme had already looked at some places on 571,000 pieces of Anne's genetic code, a swath of the genome where researchers have already identified certain genes that increase health risks.

    Obsessed With Genes (Not Jeans), This Teen Analyzes Family DNA

  • We offer a broad test menu, with analysis of over 40 different genes for more than 30 genetic disorders, including craniosynostosis syndromes, neurogenetic/developmental disorders, globin genes and clotting disorders, and cancer predisposition syndromes.

    Molecular Genetics

  • Large deletions that include WT1: A deletion of genetic material on one copy of chromosome 11 that includes WT1 and other nearby genes is responsible for the clinical features associated with WAGR.

    WT1-Related Wilms Tumor (WT) Syndromes

  • His unwillingness to acknowledge his white genes is racist.

    Obama's Census form – signed, sealed, delivered

  • If valuable genes remain patented for long periods of time, it could only be because an extended and valuable process of finding valuable genes is needed — which this patentability encourages.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gene Patent(s?) Invalidated:

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