Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 10 - Self-Quiz - Page 174: 1



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The expression of a gene depends on the type of organism because different organisms contain different genetic makeup; it also depends on the environmental conditions because genes are adapted to the environment the organism is living in. Finally, it depends on the type of cell because different cells are differently specialized, meaning they do different functions, therefore, requiring different codes.
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