Candidate Gene

Science / Genetics / Candidate Gene: A gene located in a chromosome region suspected of being involved in a disease.

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Candidate Noun Synonyms: aspirant, seeker, office-seeker, runner, nominee, applicant, entrant, prospect, possibility
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Germ Line Gene Therapy

Science / Genetics / Germ Line Gene Therapy: An experimental process of inserting genes into germ cells or fertilized eggs to cause a genetic change that can be passed on to offspring. May be used to alleviate effects associated with a genetic d MORE

Heterogeneity

Science / Genetics / Heterogeneity: The production of identical or similar phenotypes by different genetic mechanisms. MORE

Heterogeneous Mixture

Science / Chemistry / Heterogeneous Mixture: A sample of matter consisting of more than one pure substance and more than one phase. Blood, protoplasm, milk, chocolate, smoke, and chicken soup are examples of heterogeneous mixtures. MORE

Homeobox Genes

Science / Biology / Homeobox Genes: Pattern genes that establish the body plan and position of organs in response to gradients of regulatory molecules. MORE

Geneva Double Curtain

Life Style / Wine / Geneva Double Curtain: A vine training method. More details may be found in my advice page on vine training techniques. MORE

Genetics

Science / Biology / Genetics: The study of the structure and function of genes and the transmission of genes from parents to offspring. MORE

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