Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More
noun, plural: housekeeping genes
Any of the genes that are constitutively expressed at a relatively constant... Read More
noun, plural: constitutive genes
A gene that is transcribed at a relatively constant level regardless of the cell... Read More
What is Glycolysis and Why is it Important?
Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway by which the 6-carbon molecule of glucose is... Read More
Expression of a gene that is transcribed at a constant level.
For example, the expression of... Read More
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(Science: molecular biology) A region of dNA to which rNA polymerase binds before initiating the... Read More
A slightly packed or partially condensed form of chromatin that contains structural genes and is usually... Read More
noun, plural: luxury genes
A gene that codes for specialized cell products and is expressed... Read More