supergene

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supergene

[′sü·pər‚jēn]
(genetics)
A chromosomal segment protected from crossing over and therefore transmitted from generation to generation as if it were a single recon.
(mineralogy)
Referring to mineral deposits or enrichments formed by descending solutions. Also known as hypergene.
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The discovery marks the first time that bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have been associated consistently with a gene complex, according to Dr.
Specific and global differences in the gene complex were associated significandy with bipolar disorder in the clinical neurogenetics sample.
Based on this comprehensive study, it is anticipated that AP22594 may be given intermittently to patients as an easy-to-swallow pill (likely to be smaller than a "baby aspirin"), the dose of AP22594 may be adjusted to produce whatever level of EPO is needed to provide optimal treatment of anemia for each patient depending on the patient's clinical status, and the patented gene complex may be injected only once providing at least four years of chronic treatment.
3) defined SCCmec type IV as the unique combination of the class B mec and type 2 ccr gene complex.
Characterization of two deletions that remove the entire human [zeta]-[alpha] globin gene complex ([--.
UGT-1A is encoded by the UDG gene complex, which is composed of multiple unique forms of exon 1, each one specific for a single isoenzymes, and four common exons (from two to five) (4).
Yakima is a multi-origin germplasm generated by combining germplasm from multiple environments, each possibly with a different co-adapted gene complex, to enhance establishment over a range of semiarid ecosystems.
Human apolipoprotein A-I-C-111 gene complex is located on chromosome 11.
Variation at the apo AI/CIII/AIV gene complex is associated with elevated plasma levels of apo CIII.
Genetic marker in apolipoprotein AI/CIII gene complex associated with hypercholesterolemia.