What is a gene?

“What is a gene?”


Use the two articles below to describe how our response to this question has evolved. Include in your discussion your own answer to the question. Also, is there any practical reason why we need an answer to this question? Cite specific ideas from these papers in your response. Your reply should be 1-2 pages long.


Redefining Genes: Will new revelations about RNA force us to rethink how our past affects future evolution?

by Philip Ball. SEED. Posted January 14, 2008


Defining Genes in the Genomics Era

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