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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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In this study, we have demonstrated that a balanced RNA allelic expression of the pregnancy-specific PAPPA gene in the placenta and the monoallelic expression of the imprinted maternally expressed H19 gene can be observed in the maternal plasma.
Duration of maternally derived antibodies against Akabane virus in calves: survival analysis.
The two QTL on SSC1 and SSC12 were Mendelian expressed, and the two QTL on SSC4 and SSC13 were partially and maternally expressed, respectively.
Of concern is that maternally endowed measles antibody disappeared at a median of 3.
Furthermore, recent research has revealed yet another category of maternally derived egg inclusions that has likely resulted from challenges to survival in a hostile external environment.
These findings are consistent with a diagnosis of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), a maternally inherited loss of central vision that preferentially affects young men (Man et al.
Some tumor suppressor genes are actually maternally expressed genes that are mistakenly turned off.
Craig can't quite locate what about the man drove his women to self-destruction (the mistress he left Plath for killed herself, too, and, unlike the more maternally responsible Sylvia, also killed the child she'd had with Hughes).
Approximately 17% of patients who develop cochlear toxicity have a family history of the problem, which is maternally inherited.
BEING of Campbell blood maternally, I was pleased to read your excellent, factual history of the Glencoe massacre in the Record's informative series Millennium Life.
We watch Gia, played with conviction by Angelina Jolie, bump up against the haughty superficialities of Manhattan's fashion scene, as embodied by maternally bitchy models maven Wilhelmina Cooper (Faye Dunaway, a little less scary than usual).