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A segment of DNA that has the info to produce a functional product

Gene

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Characteristics of an organism

traits

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nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids form ____

macromolecules

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____ is the largest macromolecule found in living cells

DNA

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All of the proteins that a cell makes at a given time is called its

proteome

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The process of using a gene sequence to affect the characteristics of cells and organisms is called

gene expression

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The differences in inherited traits among individuals within a population

genetic variation

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Contrasting forms within a single species

morphs

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The effects of environmental variation on an individual's traits

norm of reaction

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the collection and analysis of data without the need for a preconceived hypothesis

discovery-based science