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  • Gene: A coding sequence in the DNA. A specific mistake in a gene causes a specific disease.
  • Gene Variant: Changes in the DNA code in a specific gene.
  • Genetic: Relating to or caused by genes.
  • Glycoproteins: Sugar blocks attached to proteins.
  • Glycolipids: Sugar blocks attached to lipids.
  • Glycosylation: The process of creating, changing and attaching sugar building blocks to proteins and lipids.