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Gene

Descriptions of Gene

Gene: The functional and physical unit of heredity passed from parent to offspring. Genes are pieces of DNA, and most genes contain the information for making a specific protein.
Source: National Institute of Health

Gene : segment of the genome that codes for a functional product.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Gene

Gene: Small sequence of DNA determining certain characteristics.

Condition count: 17 ; see list below.

Related organs: DNA (23), chromosomes (17)

Main condition: Genetic diseases

Organs: list of all organs

Diseases List for Gene:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Gene' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

A

C

D

F

G

R

S

T

X

Y

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