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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.
Scientists launch new virtual platform to aid global search for treatment of leukemia

Scientists launch new virtual platform to aid global search for treatment of leukemia

German scientists unravel defense strategy of mushrooms against insect larvae

German scientists unravel defense strategy of mushrooms against insect larvae

Actress Kiruna Stamell argues about gene editing with Dr Christopher Gyngell

Actress Kiruna Stamell argues about gene editing with Dr Christopher Gyngell

Study sheds new light on evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brain

Study sheds new light on evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brain

FDA approves new drug and chemotherapy combination for treatment of adult patients with AML

FDA approves new drug and chemotherapy combination for treatment of adult patients with AML

Researchers discover new mechanism that causes chronic intestinal inflammation

Researchers discover new mechanism that causes chronic intestinal inflammation

Gene critical for tumor progression also encourages growth of intestinal stem cells, study shows

Gene critical for tumor progression also encourages growth of intestinal stem cells, study shows

Research on disc degeneration holds potential to help millions suffering from lower back pain

Research on disc degeneration holds potential to help millions suffering from lower back pain

Scientists rewire mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis

Scientists rewire mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis

VUMC researcher receives grant to test efficacy of drug for reversing precancerous stomach lesions

VUMC researcher receives grant to test efficacy of drug for reversing precancerous stomach lesions

NETRF announces $4 million in collaborative grants to study neuroendocrine tumors

NETRF announces $4 million in collaborative grants to study neuroendocrine tumors

Researchers discover new mechanism of epigenetic inheritance in fruit flies

Researchers discover new mechanism of epigenetic inheritance in fruit flies

Researchers take important step toward using transplanted fetal cells to treat liver failure

Researchers take important step toward using transplanted fetal cells to treat liver failure

New technique dramatically accelerates search for new cancer treatments

New technique dramatically accelerates search for new cancer treatments

Study underscores need for genetic screening to improve safety of experimental stem cell treatments

Study underscores need for genetic screening to improve safety of experimental stem cell treatments

New study points to cannabis as trigger for schizophrenia

New study points to cannabis as trigger for schizophrenia

Researchers identify new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows

Researchers identify new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Study provides new insights on molecular mechanisms that impair muscle stem cells during aging

Study provides new insights on molecular mechanisms that impair muscle stem cells during aging