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The smallest particle of a substance that has all of the physical and chemical properties of that substance. Molecules are made up of two or more atoms - for example, a molecule of water is made up of two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Podcast Review: Pimp My Genome – The wonderful world of epigenetics 5 October 2020 Review
Embryo development 'clock' differs in mouse and human 21 September 2020 News
Known genes associated with male infertility doubled 3 August 2020 News
Human sperm cells grown in vitro as a potential step to treat male infertility 20 July 2020 News
Human stem cells used to mimic early embryo development 15 June 2020 News
Alternative framework for heredity proposed 27 April 2020 News
BRCA gene does not affect survival in those treated for breast cancer 15 January 2018 News
Alcohol found to boost cancer risk by damaging stem cell DNA 8 January 2018 News
Night shifts may hinder DNA repair 3 July 2017 News
New approach to tackle breast cancer 24 April 2017 News
'Later-life' genes activated during stress 27 February 2017 News
Simple blood test could be 'smoke detector' for throat cancer 12 September 2016 News
Blood test detects biological age, risk of dementia 14 September 2015 News
Breakthrough in rare disease that causes growth of second skeleton 7 September 2015 News
Skin cells transformed into neurons 10 August 2015 News
Accurate editing of human DNA now possible, say scientists 11 November 2013 News
Drisapersen trial results are not the end for exon skipping 7 October 2013 Comment
Muscular dystrophy genetic therapy falls short in major trial 23 September 2013 News
Gene variant explains statin side effects for some 2 September 2013 News
Jet lag eased in mice by blocking gene 2 September 2013 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Bioinformatics for Trainee Cytogeneticists and Molecular Geneticists
7 September 2009 Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
A course for trainee cytogeneticists and molecular geneticists...
Physics of Cells: From the Edge to the Heart
6 September 2009 Congress Centre, Hotel Zora, Raduća BB, Primošten 22202, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia
The 1st European Molecular Biology Organisation conference on Cell Biophysics...
Mouse Genetics and Genomics: Development and Disease
2 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 22nd Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory/Wellcome Trust event on Mouse Genetics and Genomics...
School on Biology of Social Cognition
9 August 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing the biological underpinnings of social behaviour....