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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.
Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Researchers develop single blood test that screens for 8 cancer types

Researchers develop single blood test that screens for 8 cancer types

Researchers discover potential target genes to halt thyroid cancer progression

Researchers discover potential target genes to halt thyroid cancer progression

Research shows how Zika virus damages placenta to cause malformations in babies

Research shows how Zika virus damages placenta to cause malformations in babies

Scientists methodically identify genes related to blood feeding and non-biting mosquitoes

Scientists methodically identify genes related to blood feeding and non-biting mosquitoes

Researchers develop new mathematical tool to solve genetics challenge

Researchers develop new mathematical tool to solve genetics challenge

Study reveals key role of macrophages in systemic sclerosis

Study reveals key role of macrophages in systemic sclerosis

Researchers propose new regulation mechanism linked to action of SirT6 on chromatin

Researchers propose new regulation mechanism linked to action of SirT6 on chromatin

Children born with Down's syndrome have superior genome that compensates for disability

Children born with Down's syndrome have superior genome that compensates for disability

Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

Study devises efficient and economical strategy to screen breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations

Study devises efficient and economical strategy to screen breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations

Modular gene enhancers may be suitable target in treatment of blood cancer

Modular gene enhancers may be suitable target in treatment of blood cancer

Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations

Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations

Analysis finds overlooked crucial factor in determining prognosis for DIPGs

Analysis finds overlooked crucial factor in determining prognosis for DIPGs

New vaccine approach offers effective protection against tuberculosis

New vaccine approach offers effective protection against tuberculosis

Novel gene expression analysis technique can accurately and quickly measure RNA

Novel gene expression analysis technique can accurately and quickly measure RNA

Review explores consequences of genetic testing and cancer risk-reducing surgery

Review explores consequences of genetic testing and cancer risk-reducing surgery

Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

Scientists discover possible cause of colonial-era epidemic in Mexico

Scientists discover possible cause of colonial-era epidemic in Mexico

Three-dimensional organization of genome plays key role in gene expression, cell fate

Three-dimensional organization of genome plays key role in gene expression, cell fate