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(English) A sequence of nucleotides occupying a specific position (locus) on a DNA molecule; a chemical unit of hereditary information that can be passed from one generation to another. (See also: chromosome, DNA, allele)
(French) Une séquence des nucléotides qui occupent une position spécifique (lieu géométrique) sur une molécule de l'ADN; une unité chimique d'information héréditaire qui peut être passée d'une génération à un autre. (See also: chromosome, DNA, allele)
(Portuguese) Sequência de nucleótidos ocupando uma posição específica (locus) numa molécula de DNA; unidade química da informação hereditária que pode ser transmitida à descendência (See also: chromosome, DNA, allele)

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