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genes

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  1. Gênes

    Gênes is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present Italy, named after the city of Genoa. It was formed in 1805, when Napoleon Bonaparte occupied the Republic of Genoa. Its capital was Genoa, and it was divided in the arrondissements of Genoa, Bobbio, Novi Ligure, Tortona and Voghera. It was disbanded after the defeat of Napoleon in 1814. Its territory is presently divided over the Italian provinces Genoa, Piacenza, Alessandria and Pavia. The trousers called jeans in English are named for the bleu de Gênes, a blue dye used for denim.

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  1. Genes

    Specific sequences of nucleotides along a molecule of DNA (or, in the case of some viruses, RNA) which represent functional units of HEREDITY. Most eukaryotic genes contain a set of coding regions (EXONS) that are spliced together in the transcript, after removal of intervening sequence (INTRONS) and are therefore labeled split genes.

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  1. genes

    Plural form of the word gene.

    Genes are part of our genetic composition which changes as we change, learn and evolve.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2017  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'genes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4427

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'genes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4485

How to pronounce genes?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genes in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of genes in a Sentence

  1. Alessio Fasano:

    Now you know, whenever you look for it, you find it, provided there are genes and environmental triggers, we have a major problem of celiac disease in India for example now, particularly in the northern region of the Punjab.

  2. Heidi Rehm:

    For Matchmaker Exchange our measure of success will be finding novel genes and matching patients with candidate genes to build evidence to implicate those genes in disease.

  3. Karoline Kuchenraecker:

    We found new genes that are likely to be implicated in the development of ovarian cancer.

  4. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    Although a system may cease to exist in the legal sense or as a structure of power, its values (or anti-values), its philosophy, its teachings remain in us. They rule our thinking, our conduct, our attitude to others. The situation is a demonic paradox: we have toppled the system but we still carry its genes.

  5. Donald Trump:

    He really fought. Good genes, President Donald Trump have good genes.

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