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Search Results for: maternal-effect gene

Maternal-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal-effect genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its phenotype in the zygote is... Read More

Zygotic-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: zygotic-effect genes (1) Any of the genes expressed in the early embryo. (2) Any of the genes... Read More

Maternal gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its expression on the phenotype of the... Read More

Paternal-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: paternal-effect genes A gene from the father's genome in which the phenotype in the zygote is... Read More

Bicoid

Definition noun (1) A kind of maternal-effect gene (as in bicoid gene) whose function is to code for products used for... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that was initially... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition The Mendelian inheritance principles are derived from and named after the monk,... Read More

Torso

Definition noun, plural: torsos or torsi (anatomy) (1) The trunk of the animal body from where the head and the limbs... Read More

Genomic imprinting

Definition noun A phenomenon in which the phenotype of the offspring depends on the source of the chromosome containing the... Read More

Zygotic gene

Definition noun, plural: zygotic genes Any of the developmental genes transcribed from the DNA of the zygote. Supplement In... Read More

Extracellular inheritance

Definition noun A form of non-Mendelian inheritance in which a trait was transmitted from the parent to offspring through... Read More

Extranuclear inheritance

Definition noun A form of non-Mendelian inheritance in which a trait was transmitted from the parent to offspring through... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Punnett Square

Punnett Square Definition A tool that helps to show all possible allelic combinations of gametes in a cross of parents with... Read More