genetic identity

genetic identity

[jə¦ned·ik ī′den·əd·ē]
(genetics)
A measure of the proportion of genes that are identical in two populations.
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This approach is especially attractive because the tissues obtained would be 'personalized' and, because of their genetic identity to the patient from whom they were derived, this approach may ultimately lead to tissue replacement without the need for suppression of the immune system.
Orser notes that strain name has almost nothing to do with genetic identity.
However, the relationship between those regimes and the USSR relied on ideological affinity or kinship and this genetic identity created by this ideological kinship can be observed at the heart of their relations.
Assuming Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, the following parameters of genetic diversity within and between populations were calculated: percentage of polymorphism (P); observed number of alleles per locus (na); effective number of allele per locus (ne); gene diversity (He); Shannon's information index (I); Nei's gene diversity (H); Nei's (1972) genetic identity (GI); genetic distance (GD); gene flow (Nm); gene differentiation coefficient (GsT).
The destabilisation of the genetic identity of our food is signalled in Vivienne Smith's distressed relationship with her breakfast banana.
In respect of private life, this also includes parent's genetic identity.
He added: "It is particularly pleasing to see how purely basic research originally aimed at testing the genetic identity of different cell types in the body has turned out to have clear human health prospects.
It is particularly pleasing to see how purely basic research, originally aimed at testing the genetic identity of different cell types in the body, has turned out to have clear human health prospects," Gurdon said.
In addition, cloning is viewed as illicit because it "would impose on the resulting individual a predetermined genetic identity, subjecting him--as has been stated--to a form of biological slavery, from which it would be difficult to free himself.
Our genetic identity as Homo sapiens traces back much farther than people assumed," Labuda said.
This project also validated the genetic identity of the backcrossed males as well as female varieties maintained in the US against same-named varieties from the Middle East.
While much has been written on the subjects of racial identity, (105) gender identity, (106) and disability identity, (107) genetic identity still remains largely a mystery.