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Genes

(noun) Plural form of gene.

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... recessive, however i am not sure? Is there anyone to shed light on this for me? The 2nd question in this reading is involving active and in active genes Which regions in the Pitx1 gene complex (below) do you expect to be functional and which regions are non-functional in manatees or dolphins without ...

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by scienceguy914
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help With
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Views: 49

Re: Mitochondrial DNA

... of the various components for the mitochondria such as the ETC (Electron Transport Chain) proteins such as ATP synthase and it's own ribosomal genes. Here is a pretty good representation of what mtDNA looks like. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/Mitochondrial_DNA_en.svg

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by Zargo
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:02 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
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Views: 148

Re: Chromosome Differences

... then the chromosomes separate as a collection of different DNA strands during cell division, all without combining into a single DNA strand. Your genes are scattered about these different DNA molecules.

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by jonmoulton
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Views: 302

Chromosome Differences

... very basic study of genetics/DNA and I finally figured out that the chromosomes are different size and shape because they are made up of different genes, but what I cannot discover is when/how and why the long DNA strand breaks apart to form the chromosomes. Any help?

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by Hannamerika
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:04 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist

... argument is that ERVs are in corresponding locations because they need to be to fulfil a design purpose, then the argument fails if functional ERV genes do not need to be in specific locations in order to perform their functions. Unless we are talking about LTR promoters of native genes, this does ...

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by BarryDesborough
Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:00 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist
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