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Search Results for: polymorphism

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Neutral mutation

Neutral Mutation Definition What is a neutral mutation? Neutral mutations are the alterations in the DNA that are... Read More

Polimorphism analysis of k -casein gene on Nelore females and effect on weaning weight of the calves

FARIA, F.J.C., GUIMARAES, S.E.F., LIMA, R.M.G. et al.Abstract : Data from a Nelore herd were used after adjustment of the... Read More

Missense mutation

What is a missense mutation? Literally speaking, a mutation that changes the meaning of the encoded gene sequence is the... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Microsatellite

Definition noun, plural: microsatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 1 to 6 base pairs,... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Polymorph

Definition noun (1) An organism having more than one adult form, e.g. the various adult forms of social ants. (2) A... Read More

Minisatellite

Definition noun, plural: minisatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 10 to 60 base pairs,... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Trimorphism

trimorphism 1. (Science: chemistry) The property of crystallizing in three forms fundamentally distinct, as is the case with... Read More

Examples of Natural Selection

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Darwin's Finches Darwin's finches are an excellent example of the way in... Read More