Changing images of the gene.

  title={Changing images of the gene.},
  author={George P. R{\'e}dei and Csaba Koncz and Jane Phillips},
  journal={Advances in genetics},
During the twentieth century the gene emerged as the major driving force of biology. Initially, even the nature and behavior of gene vehicles, the chromosomes, were subjected to doubts. The basic or standard gene concept, as a unit of function, mutation, and recombination, had to be revised. Half a century was required for reaching a general consensus about the chemical nature of the genetic material, DNA and RNA. The relationship between single genes and individual proteins was a great… CONTINUE READING

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