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gene  cistron  factor  Big gene  Cistronic
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(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 WordNet 3.0
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(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 WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In biology, a gene is a basic unit of heredity and a sequence of nucleotides in DNA that encodes the synthesis of a gene product, either RNA or protein. Wikipedia
A cistron is an alternative term for "gene". Wikipedia
Basic physical and functional unit of heredity Wikidata
A unit of heredity composed of DNA occupying a fixed position on a chromosome. A gene may determine a characteristic of an individual by specifying a polypeptide chain that forms a protein or part of a protein OmegaWiki
The unit of hereditary material (e.g. DNA) that encodes one protein; sometimes used interchangeably with the word gene. Wiktionary
A theoretical unit of heredity of living organisms; a gene may take several values and in principle predetermines a precise trait of an organism's form (phenotype), such as hair color. Wiktionary
Unit of heredity. Wiktionary (translation)
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Genes were formerly called factors WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
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