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The material used to store genetic information in the nuclei or mitochondria of an organism's cells; either DNA or RNA.
Ray Lankester's term, homoplasy, has passed into currency as designating such cases where different genetic material has been pressed by similar conditions into similar moulds.
If we look at style as an organism, style-markers are its genetic material - making this project analogous to the human genome project.
As the tube grows, the contents of the pollen grain - essentially genetic material - passes down the tube.
Alien genetic material invading genomes also give rise to gene mutations, some of which may result in cancer.
Therefore mutation provides a mechanism for adding random genetic material into the chromosome by changing one or more of the gene values at random.
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