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Defining the gene

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Seymour Benzer was able to map mutations within one phage gene and correlate the mutations with protein changes. This showed that the DNA sequence of a gene was aligned with protein sequence.
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seymour benzer,protein changes,dna sequence,protein sequence,gene seymour,phage,mutations
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