Gene Expression

Science / Genetics / Gene Expression: The process by which a gene's coded information is converted into the structures present and operating in the cell. Expressed genes include those that are transcribed into mrna and then translated into protein and those that are transcribed into rna but not translated into protein (e.g., transfer and ribosomal rnas).

Other Words for Expression

Expression Adjective Synonyms: verbalization, airing, representation, declaration, utterance, assertion, enunciation, asseveration, pronouncement, communication, voicing, announcement
Expression Noun Synonyms: look, mien, air, appearance, face, aspect, countenance

Gene Chip Technology

Science / Genetics / Gene Chip Technology: Development of cdna microarrays from a large number of genes. Used to monitor and measure changes in gene expression for each gene represented on the chip. MORE


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