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wild type

[′wīld ‚tīp]
(genetics)
The most prevalent allele or character in the wild organism.
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In the present study, qualitative, phenotypic observations of the bone and teeth of the skulls of two obese, diabetic mutant mouse strains were made and compared with that of wild type mice.
The engineered virus takes less time than the wild type to stop the insect from eating, the team reported in August.
As mentioned above, it is possible that high-abundance mutants may become less differentiated from the wild type if enrichment is quite strong and if their homoduplex melting curves are comparable to the wild-type melting curve (4).
These applications seem unlikely using a wild type IL-13, since it targets vital organs as well as the tumor (patent issued in 1997).
The exceptional characteristic of these compounds is that they are significantly more active against protease-inhibitor (PI) resistant strains than against the common wild type strain.
Primers flanking 32 nucleotide deletion of CCR-5 were used to generate wild type (W) and deleted (D32) fragments of 189 bp and 157 bp, respectively (5).
However, the report cautions that only domesticated vetiver from South India- which produces no seeds and spreads by vegetative propagation - should be used, not the wild type from North India.
MIV-170 is an exceptionally active inhibitor of both wild type and clinical NNRTI-resistant HIV viruses.
By 2 weeks of age, PTHrP KI mice were much smaller than wild-type littermates and died at 1-3 weeks postnatally with growth retardation, although having normal serum calcium and PTH levels similar to their wild type littermates.
To differentiate R67X and R67Q, all samples exhibiting a melting profile other than wild type were subjected to an RFLP analysis.
These studies have found that in multiple animal models; transgenic mouse, rat, wild type mouse, and hamster, with a preliminary dosage range set, initial lead small molecules have exhibited increases of ApoA1 levels of up to 45%.