Basics of Genetics: Genetic Information

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What You Should Know About Proteins

Proteins are one of the major building blocks of life, without which there would be no life as we know it. Want to brush up on your knowledge of proteins? These articles will give you an insight into how and where proteins are made, what they do, and how they are used in science and industry.

An Overview Of Several Common Genetic Research Tools

Just ten years removed from the sequencing of the entire human genome, we have entered a golden era of genetics. Indeed, genetic discoveries are being made at a furious pace in laboratories throughout the world. Read on to learn about common, important genetic research tools and how they are used.

Human Mitochondrial Genetics

Most eukaryotic cells possess organelles known as mitochondria. These mitochondria are quite special, due to the nature of the DNA they contain. This article discusses human mitochondrial genetics and its possible uses.

Definition of Genetic Variability

What is genetic variability and how is it different from genetic variation? This article provides a definition of genetic variability, explains the difference with variation and details the significance of the concept.
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