Science / Genetics / Gene: The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity. A gene is an ordered sequence of nucleotides located in a particular position on a particular chromosome that encodes a specific functional product (i.e., a protein or rna molecule).

General Revenue

Business / Finance / General Revenue: A partnership in which all participants are general partners. 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

User Generated Content (UGC)

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / User Generated Content (UGC): Social Media, wikis, Folksonomies, and some blogs rely heavily on User Generated Content. One could say that Google is exploiting the entire web as UGC for an advertising venue. MORE

Somatic Cell Genetic Mutation

Science / Genetics / Somatic Cell Genetic Mutation: A change in the genetic structure that is neither inherited nor passed to offspring. Also called acquired mutations. MORE

Fama, Eugene F.

Business / Finance / Fama, Eugene F.: A type of mortgage pipeline risk that is generally created when the terms of the loan to be originated are set at the same time the sale terms are established. The risk is that either of the two parti MORE

Genetic Divergence

Science / Biology / Genetic Divergence: The separation of a populations gene pool from the gene pools of other populations due to mutation, genetic drift, and selection. Continued divergence can lead to speciation. MORE