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   PCR GLOSSARY: (G)


Gel electrophoresis

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A matrix of polyacrylamide, agarose or similar material in which the electrophoresis of molecules is carried out
Definition from
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http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_G.htm


Gene

- 1. A unit of DNA that carries information for the biosynthesis of a specific product in the cell. 2. Ultimate unit by which inheritable characteristics are transmitted to succeeding generations in all living organisms. Genes are contained by, and arranged along the length of, the chromosome. The gene is composed of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). ...
Definition from:
www.amfar.org/cgi-bin/iowa/bridge.html

- The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity, which carries information from one generation to the next; a segment of DNA, composed of a transcribed region and a regulatory sequence that makes transcription possible.
Definition from: http://depts.washington.edu/~genetics/courses/genet372/w2000Terms.html


Genome

- The total genetic content contained in a haploid set of chromosomes in eukaryotes, in a single chromosome in bacteria, or in the DNA or RNA of viruses.
Definition from:
http://dragon.zoo.utoronto.ca/~B03T0801B/glossary.html

- The total genetic material of an individual or species.
Definition from:
www.science.org.au/nova/009/009glo.htm


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