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(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to genetics or genes.

(2) Caused by, influenced by, or produced by genes; genic.

(3) Tending to occur among family members due to heredity; familial.


Word origin: From Greek genetikos, genitive, from genesis.
Related forms: gene (noun), genetically (adverb)

Synonym: genetical.

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Isogamous organisms

... regions, like the positive + and negative - mathing types in some algaes), and with a sexual reproduction. In isogamous organisms we have a small genetic differentiation between the gametes, as the + and - one I said. Is there an organism like this in nature? Also, is there any isogamous organism ...

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by jaumzaum
Thu Oct 02, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Isogamous organisms
Replies: 0
Views: 28

why only four bases

why has nature selected only four bases to make the genetic material. why not more or less than that.

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by jannat
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:22 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: why only four bases
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Views: 43

Re: Is talent inherited?

... inherited, being the brain raw structure stored in the DNA. Completely false! Do you realize that according to what you are saying, autism is not genetic and we know that it is? Do you realize that what you call "cerebral health" is determined by genetics?

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by Cat
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 32
Views: 24051

Re: Mitochondrial DNA

There are genetic diseases caused by defects carried on the mitochondrial chromosome that can have clear phenotypic consequences. http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7934627/k.3711/What_is_Mitochondrial_Disease.htm

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 691

linkage and association

What is a real world example of genetic linkage and association in human studies? :) :!: :?:

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by dejavu23
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: linkage and association
Replies: 0
Views: 189
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