Is it gene and genome the same?

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Is it gene and genome the same?

Post by qqzong » Sat Mar 11, 2006 4:00 am

I am confused with some term. I have difficulty on these. Can anyone help me out? I am so appreciated.

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Post by asutoshsahu » Sat Mar 11, 2006 7:10 am

NO .

Gene is a part of chromosome.

Genome is the total genetic content in the haploid set of chromosome.

In other words the sum of all information contained in the DNA for any living thingis tis genome.
The sequence of all the nucleotides in all the chromosomes of an organism.

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