Genes (segment of DNA) – Made up of nucleotides
An orange segment (segment of DNA) wore tight jeans (genes) while walking her dog past the Dogs Not Allowed signs.
Genes are an inherited code within a section of DNA that tells a cell how to make a particular protein. Proteins can form enzymes, hormones and physical structures within the body or a cell.
To learn more about: proteins.
Humans have between 20 and 25 thousand genes within their genome according to research by the human genome project.