RE: A more "sciency"-sounding mysticism.

Gatherer, D. (
Thu, 01 Apr 1999 08:38:50 +0200

Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1999 08:38:50 +0200
From: "Gatherer, D. (Derek)" <>
Subject: RE: A more "sciency"-sounding mysticism.
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Subject: Re: A more "sciency"-sounding mysticism.

Jake wrote:

>Genes are not really located anywhere in the organism. The DNA contains
>information that is the genotype, and the organism itself is the phenotype.
>The selection occurs through the agency of the phenotype, and the selective
>retention (heredity) occurs through the genotype.

Sorry can't agree with that. The genes are very definitely in the nucleus
(except of course the mitochondrial ones). If you said the genes are not
really located anywhere in the organism, you would definitely fail the level
2 Genetics course I used to teach.


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