Monday 8
What is a gene? the gene concept faced to recent advances in genetics, molecular and developmental biology
Chair: Jean-Jacques Kupiec
› 15:00 - 15:20 (20min)
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"What is a gene? The gene concept faced to recent advances in genetics, molecular and developmental biology."
Jean Deutsch  1@  
1 : Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6  (UPMC)  -  Website
Université Paris VI - Pierre et Marie Curie
4 place Jussieu - 75005 Paris -  France

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/jeandeutsch/Documents/Conf%C3%A9rences%202013/Mtpellier/What%20is%20a%20gene.doc The molecular concept of the gene, defined during the 1960s as a continuous segment of coding DNA has been faced to several drawbacks: the discovery of introns and the use of alternative promoters, the amount of non-coding regulatory signals, small and large regulatory non-coding RNAs, and last but not least, cell- and generation-transmitted epigenetics.


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