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A category of nucleic acid sequences that function as units of heredity and which code for the basic instructions for the development, reproduction, and maintenance of organisms.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): G05.360.340.024.340

MeSH Unique ID: D005796

Entry Terms:

  • Gene
  • Genetic Materials
  • Genetic Material
  • Material, Genetic
  • Materials, Genetic
  • Cistron
  • Cistrons

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