hybrid gene

hybrid gene

[′hī·brəd ‚jēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any gene constructed by recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid technology that contains segments derived from different parents.
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MLPA was performed for samples that produced no amplification of CYP21A2 and/or CYP21A1P, and for samples that possessed a hybrid gene.
55,56) The composition of the hybrid gene, and therefore the peak sensitivity of the photopigment will be determined by the position within the gene at which the intragenic recombination takes place.
According to researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, gene fusions - a hybrid gene formed from two previously separated genes - may be at the root of what causes cancer cells to grow more quickly than normal cells.
To do this, they created a hybrid gene in the laboratory.
Once the kids, calves, or piglets are born, researchers test them for the presence of the hybrid gene.
Primate gene Scientists identified a hybrid gene that, in their view, contributed to the evolution of apes and people (163: 115).
In a related experiment, McCaffrey hooked the luciferase gene to a small part of a gene from the hepatitis C virus and injected the hybrid gene into mice along with RNA that is specific to the DNA found in hepatitis C.
The leukemia originates when pieces of chromosomes 9 and 22 fuse, forming a hybrid gene called Bcr-Abl (SN: 12/11/99, p.
The researchers fused the gene for VAMP to the gene for a fluorescent protein, creating a hybrid gene encoding a green-glowing VAMP.
Beyond these synergies, we expect that together we can evolve novel second- and third-generation hybrid gene delivery systems possessing key features using different existing vector platforms.