Usage examples for Genes

  1. It was in his blood or genes or the result of training. – Sand Doom by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  2. The best Sword- World genes are literally escaping to space, like the atmosphere of a low- gravity planet, each generation begotten by fathers slightly inferior to the last. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  3. They're all saying you and your mother must have special genes. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  4. Jim and I carry more, stronger, and higher Gunther genes than any other two men known to live. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  5. Living tissues carried the genes of heredity in them, and living tissues are notoriously plastic under the influence of the proper radiation or particle bombardment. – The Asses of Balaam by Gordon Randall Garrett
  6. Some of us that were gifted with good genes or what I call " a good start" may have reached the age of 60 or 75 or even 90 without serious illness, but those people are few and far between. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  7. Mutations, sort of unexpected changes, can take place in either the chromosomes or the genes. – Thy Rocks and Rills by Robert Ernest Gilbert
  8. Good genes helped, too, Don thought. – Michelangelo's Shoulder by John Moncure Wetterau
  9. Perhaps these Boras are identic with the Aboras and Aboris of ancient Italy, the mountaineers since called Abori- genes by the Greeks. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque
  10. They have to alter the genes- acquired characters would be of use only in a short- term project, and this is long- term. – One Way by Miriam Allen deFord
  11. I call it surgery, but actually it is an alteration of the structure of certain specific genes which govern the characteristics I am attempting to change. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  12. According to these conceptions, characters are determined entirely by the genes in the chromosomes, whereas in certain cases the development of organs or characters depends on a chemical substance secreted in some distant part of the body. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. But you can't alter genes without affecting the individual. – One Way by Miriam Allen deFord
  14. There's a chance, of course, that they'll be like Hodell and the others we've seen; in which case I don't see how we can keep Gunther genes confined to Earth. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  15. 5. The facts concerning the action of hormones are beyond the scope of current conceptions of the action of factors or genes localised in the gametes and particularly in the chromosomes. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  16. It was in their genes or something. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  17. Possent praeterea his adjungi argumenta theologica, ut est illud quod sumitur ex illis verbis Genes. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley