Difference between gene and genetically




  1. (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


In my view his confrontational, gladiatorial style has been a major contributor to the widespread disdain of the British public for politicians generally.

My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.

However, we still rely entirely on the generosity of the public for funding.

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  1. by genetic mechanisms


As sea levels rose and the northern Channel Islands separated, each fox population became genetically distinct.

Could the answer for dental plaque be a transplant, not of teeth but of genetically engineered bacteria?

As if a lentivirus from a genetically modified cocoa plant is going to implant a promoter in out cells that will lead to cancer.

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