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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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DNA methylation patterns in DMRs of paternally imprinted gene H19 (A) and maternally imprinted genes Igf2r (B), Peg3 (C), and Snrpn (D) was in oocytes of OHFD and OCD mice as determined by COBRA.
24% of maternally expressed QTL were declared to be POD in design I when alternate alleles were fixed in the parental breeds.
Deer showed some unique social behaviors including formation of large mixed sex groups following crop harvest that remained intact until spring, much higher spring dispersal of female fawns and yearlings, and higher associations of yearlings with maternally related deer in summer and early fall compared with deer observed in southern Illinois.
Maternally derived antibodies were efficiently transmitted in vitellus, further confirming that offspring of females hyperimmunized with the inactivated vaccine received high titers of maternal antibodies.
Solo'' by the socially conscious Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona, Colombia's Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelado's fame and her maternally inspired self-titled solo debut, Kevin Johansen's eclectic ``Citi Zen'' and Italian singer Laura Pausini's rock-influenced ``Escucha.
Considered a maternally acting, "selfish" gene, it's called the Medea factor--named after the enchantress in Greek mythology who murders her own children for personal gain.
Like all statins, lovastatin is labeled pregnancy category X because there are no well-controlled studies in pregnant women, and there have been some post-marketing reports of fetal adverse effects on live births in pregnancies with first trimester exposure, as well as fetal and neonatal effects in animal studies, including skeletal anomalies at maternally toxic oral doses.
Mitochondrial DNA is inherited maternally but it is passed on to both daughters and sons.
Because mitochondria are maternally inherited, mtDNA data can only be applied to female migrations and evolution.
Chapter 6 ("The Feminist Subject: Idealization and Subversive Metaphor in Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum") is an extension of McGrath's own earlier argument (in Women's Studies, 1992) that Amelia Lanyer's poem should be classified as "feminist," exploring here the poems surprisingly radical endorsements of political change through its "writing into existence an ideally virtuous community of women" whose primary and nurturing relationships occur in relation to one another and through its rewriting of the patriarchal figure of Christ into "a femininely nurturing, maternally abjected, erotically desirable object of women's gaze" (218).
This allowed him to focus his search on the X chromosome, and it increased the odds of his finding an association with the X chromosome if it is maternally transmitted in males.