Campbell Biology Chapter 16-17

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Of the following, which is the most current description of a gene?

A) a unit of heredity that causes formation of a phenotypic characteristic

B) a DNA subunit that codes for a single complete protein

C) a DNA sequence that is expressed to form a functional product: either RNA or polypeptide

D) a DNA—RNA sequence combination that results in an enzymatic product

E) a discrete unit of hereditary information that consists of a sequence of amino acids

Answer:

C) a DNA sequence that is expressed to form a functional product: either RNA or polypeptide

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