Monday, 13 June 2016

Amusing Facts About Gene Expression

Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is synthesized into a product, RNA and consequently in proteins. The genes that are expressed, known as the genotype, can have a major influence on the physical characteristics of cells, which are called the phenotype.

From the snake that can change the size of its heart based on whether it has recently ingested a meal to the starfish that can regrow whole limbs, check out some of the amazing transformations that gene expression can bring about.

(thanks Daniel)

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