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British pronunciation/d‍ʒˈiːn/
American pronunciation/ˈdʒin/
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(genetics) a basic unit of heredity and a sequence of nucleotides in DNA that is located on a chromosome in a cell and controls a particular quality

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An organism with one allele for brown eyes and one for blue eyes is a heterozygote for the eye color gene.
An organism with two alleles for brown eyes is a homozygote for the eye color gene.
Mitochondrial diseases can result from mutations in genes within the mitochondrial DNA.
Pea plants with two alleles for yellow seeds are homozygotes for the seed color gene.
Neurofibromatosis is caused by mutations in specific genes.
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