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Category list : Genes and chromosomes

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    Genes and chromosomes 4: common genetic conditionsSubscription

    Clinical17 September, 2018

    Chromosomal abnormalities and defective genes cause a variety of genetic disorders with specific features. This article is the last in a four-part series on genes and chromosomes

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    Genes and chromosomes 3: genes, proteins and mutationsSubscription

    Clinical28 August, 2018

    Proteins, essential to the fabric and function of the human body, are produced inside cells using genetic information contained in DNA. This article is the third in a four-part series on genes and chromosomes

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    Genes and chromosomes 2: cell division and genetic diversitySubscription

    Clinical30 July, 2018

    This article, the second in a four-part series on genes and chromosomes, explores cell division. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it

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    Genes and chromosomes 1: basic principles of geneticsSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2018

    Genes are the basic units of inheritance in nature. This article is the first in a four-part series exploring the role of genes and chromosomes in inheritance, health and disease