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1 November 2018 Genes and Protein Synthesis—Updating Our Understanding
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That genes are indispensable is indisputable but that they are the source of information for protein synthesis—to the extent reflected by statements such as “genes are blueprints for proteins” or “genomes constitute developmental programs”—is challenged by discoveries such as post-translational modification of protein and alternative splicing.

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Timothy P. Brady "Genes and Protein Synthesis—Updating Our Understanding," The American Biology Teacher 80(9), 642-648, (1 November 2018). https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.642
Published: 1 November 2018
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