Introduction To Genetics

A gene, the basic unit of heredity, is a segment of DNA that contains all the information necessary to synthesize a polypeptide (protein). Protein synthesis, “folding”, as well as tertiary and quaternary structures finally determine a large proportion of the body’s structure and function. Construction people have about 23,000 genes. Genes are contained in the chromosomes in the nucleus and in mitochondria. Normally located in the somatic (Nichtkeim-) nuclei of…

September 3, 2018