Gene tasting

The bitter taste perception differs among people. This can be attributed to the different single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that each person has at the genes that are responsible for the ability to taste bitter. 🧬 Some of us might perceive red wine more bitter...

What is responsible for the diversity among organisms?

DNA is a biological molecule that carries the information an organism needs to function, develop and reproduce. 🔬 It consists of four different bases: adenine, thymine, guanine and cytosine. 🧬 A gene is a DNA segment and the basic unit of heredity. Genes contribute to...

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