Gene

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A Gene is a segment of DNA that defines a Protein/Gene Product.



References

2009

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=gene
    • S: (n) gene, cistron, factor ((genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity) "genes were formerly called factors"