Muddled genetic terms miss and mess the message.

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Muddled genetic terms miss and mess the message. / Vihinen, Mauno.

In: Trends in Genetics, Vol. 31, No. 8, 2015, p. 423-425.

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T1 - Muddled genetic terms miss and mess the message.

AU - Vihinen, Mauno

PY - 2015

Y1 - 2015

N2 - A critical aspect of science is the clear communication of complicated matters. However, language is often ambiguous, and the message can get lost in the telling. In particular, genetic terms can have different meanings for different people. Here, I discuss this problem and suggest remedies to clarify the message.

AB - A critical aspect of science is the clear communication of complicated matters. However, language is often ambiguous, and the message can get lost in the telling. In particular, genetic terms can have different meanings for different people. Here, I discuss this problem and suggest remedies to clarify the message.

U2 - 10.1016/j.tig.2015.05.008

DO - 10.1016/j.tig.2015.05.008

M3 - Debate/Note/Editorial

VL - 31

SP - 423

EP - 425

JO - Trends in Genetics

T2 - Trends in Genetics

JF - Trends in Genetics

SN - 1362-4555

IS - 8

ER -