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A gene is a unit of heredity in a living organism. It normally resides on a stretch of DNA that codes for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism. All living things depend on genes, as they specify all proteins and functional RNA chains.
New technology efficiently detects gene mutation in blood with low error rate

New technology efficiently detects gene mutation in blood with low error rate

Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

Abnormal fetal development is regulated by genetics, not the intrauterine environment

Abnormal fetal development is regulated by genetics, not the intrauterine environment

New atlas may support present and future conservation efforts to protect coral reefs

New atlas may support present and future conservation efforts to protect coral reefs

Study reveals relationship between form and function in the genetic material of dinoflagellates

Study reveals relationship between form and function in the genetic material of dinoflagellates

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

New genetic database maps how immune disorders evolve

New genetic database maps how immune disorders evolve

Researchers devise a small-molecule cocktail to protect stem cells from stress

Researchers devise a small-molecule cocktail to protect stem cells from stress

Researchers study the unique genomic organization of coral symbionts

Researchers study the unique genomic organization of coral symbionts

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New gene therapy could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New gene therapy could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New gene editing tool helps analyze the mysterious quirk of bacteria

New gene editing tool helps analyze the mysterious quirk of bacteria

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

New integrative genetic screening technology offers insights into role of DNA accessibility in cancer

New integrative genetic screening technology offers insights into role of DNA accessibility in cancer

Geisinger receives $3.6 million from NCI to study the role of genetic variation in cancer

Geisinger receives $3.6 million from NCI to study the role of genetic variation in cancer

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can trigger long-term gene expression changes

Study reveals SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can trigger long-term gene expression changes

Study discovers that mutations in a specific gene cause mitochondrial disease

Study discovers that mutations in a specific gene cause mitochondrial disease

New chemical tool elucidates how proteins recognize and associate with one another

New chemical tool elucidates how proteins recognize and associate with one another