Tag: gene

Gene mutation

If a change occurs to the nucleotide sequence it is like having the letters of a word changed. An alteration in a gene is called...

An Introduction to RNA splicing

Well, actually most of the time, I use an analogy to making a movie. So in bacteria, genes are just linear segments of DNA. They...

How CRISPR Changes Human DNA Forever

In 2011, scientists created glow-in-the-dark cats. The researchers took a gene from glowing jellyfish and inserted it into the unfertilized eggs of house cats. It...

RNA interference (RNAi): by Nature Video

scientists have been making rapid progress in understanding RNA interference or RNAi AI many organisms use RNAi eye to control genes and it can also...