genetic system

genetic system

[jə¦ned·ik ′sis·təm]
(genetics)
For a given species, the organization of genetic material and the ways in which the genetic material is transmitted.
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He is also a Founding Member and Member of the Board of Dirs of two Belgian biotech companies, Plant Genetic System (PGS) and CropDesign.
God has endowed us with a genetic system that founds a costly freedom that is worth its high price.
Klekowski's hypotheses were intriguing because if accurate they provided a different genetic system and different evolutionary trajectory for homosporous vascular plants.
Avida software is an auto-adaptive genetic system designed primarily for use as a platform in Artificial Life research, allowing scientists to track the birth, life and death of digital organisms.
It now joins the fruit fly Drosophila as a premier insect genetic system, and even offers advantages in some areas of study.
Dr Goldberg, who has been studying muscle wasting since the 1960s, found that rather than being a side effect of disuse, it is an active process controlled by a genetic system.
The gene appears to be part of a genetic system that allows worms to regulate their development--and, thereby, their lifespan--depending on whether environmental conditions are suitable for reproduction.
Not just the blast, which is thousands of times greater than any other weapon that has ever been developed, but the radiation effect, which is of incalculable damage to the environment and to the human genetic system.
You will get drugs that are compatible with your genetic system, where that same drug might be toxic to someone else.
Table 2 Tested phenotype Possible Paternity Genetic system Mother Fetal cells fathers index(*) HLA A2,A11 A2,A11 A2,A31 B35,62 B35,51 B51,60 14.
It was not previously known how it worked but Professor Grahame Hardie, of Dundee University, discovered it activates a genetic system usually switched on by exercise which triggers the "burning off" of carbohydrate and fats by muscle, preventing them being stored in fat tissue.
Researchers at the University of Oregon and Stanford University, led by UO biologist Hui Zong, used a mouse genetic system to carry out their experiment successfully.