Because of information flow no 2 bio 1140 unit 2 2

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Unformatted text preview: e of “information flow”. No 2 BIO 1140 Unit 2-2: Transcription Transcription in Eucaryotes and Gene Regulation The original definition was genetic and reflected the lack of understanding of DNA or RNA (i.e. phenotype). Examples are “unit associated with an inherited trait” “genes are the units of heredity in living organisms” “biological or basic unit of heredity found in all cells…” But soon after we added “molecular” information. Examples are “unit of information on a chromosome” “basic unit of heredity; a section of DNA coding for a particular trait” “A gene codes for a protein” Original view of a chromosome 3 first three definitions are related to genetics, where do not assume that DNA is the genetic material. Refers to something inherited and something genetics. Then we went to add molecular info, but we didn't know how tit fit so we tended to divide it into regions that were genes or genic (coding for something) and regions that were not and those regions...
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