What is a Gene?

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Introduction

What is a gene?

Image of alternate splicing. By Smedlib — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60328096
Alternate splicing of a gene with 4 different functions

Alternate splicing: Static code, different end product

By Thomas Shafee — Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37188728
Histone gene sequence in various mammals

Homologous genes: code variation adjustment for different host/environment

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