To see details on the word
genetic code
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
genetic code

They hadn’t counted on the highly controlled jabberjay having the brains to adapt to the wild, to pass on its genetic code, to thrive in a new form.
Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  the "language" of genes consisting of a set of rules, which maps DNA sequences to proteins in the living cell
 Mark word for later review on this computer
genetic code gene code
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Google Images
  • They hadn’t counted on the highly controlled jabberjay having the brains to adapt to the wild, to pass on its genetic code, to thrive in a new form.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Hoods are automated gene sequencers-machines that work out the genetic code by themselves.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Suddenly there was both enthusiasm and money for biology, and a torrent of discoveries poured forth: tranquilizers, steroid hormones, immunochemistry, the genetic code.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • If something hadn’t gone wrong with her genetic code, Lisbeth would have been as radiantly beautiful as her sister.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire

  • Show more
  • I have chiseled away at my father’s genetic code since I realized I was better equipped to roll to school than walk, but the bare-bones me is still more Raymond Burr than Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • The genetic code inside Ebola is a single strand of RNA.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • We follow her past the gene therapy room where I saw a map of my genetic code, farther into the heart of the compound than I have been yet.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • If you take Alaska’s genetic code and you add her life experiences and the relationships she had with people, and then you take the size and shape of her body, you do not get her.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • They surround a single strand of RNA, which is the virus’s genetic code.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • A tiny change in its genetic code, and it might turn into a cough and take out the human race.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone

  • Show more again
  • And George and I are both GPs, so any entanglement that can’t produce a stronger genetic code .
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • The fringe is where my mother retreated after witnessing a murder—it is where the Bureau found her and rescued her because they suspected her genetic code was sound.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • I don’t know what I had in mind when Nita talked about her plan, but it wasn’t this—this feels so small, so passive as an act of retaliation against the people responsible for the attack simulation, the people who told me that there was something wrong with me at my very core, in my genetic code.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • A tiny difference in the virus’s genetic code, probably resulting in a small structural change in the shape of one of the seven mysterious proteins in the virus particle, had apparently changed its effects tremendously in humans, rendering it mild or harmless even though it had destroyed the monkeys.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • But don’t for a second think that I actually believe she’s not interested in you for more than your genetic code."
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   genetic code [7] , genetic engineering [6] , gene therapy [8] , genetic engineering [6] , genome [7] , gene pool [8] , gene therapy [8]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Medicine, Engineering, Human Behavior, Science
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading