gene conversion


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gene conversion

[′jēn kən‚vər·zhən]
(genetics)
A situation in which gametocytes of an individual that is heterozygous for a pair of alleles undergo meiosis, and the gametes produced are in a 3:1 ratio rather than the expected 2:2 ratio, implying that one allele was converted to the other.
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Inherited differences in crossing over and gene conversion frequencies between wild strains of Sordaria fimicola from Evolution Canyon.
It is additionally recommended that the parents of such individuals be tested as well to exclude the possibility of gene conversion.
Gene conversion and functional divergence in the beta-globin gene family.
Second, because most of the functional genes on the Y occur in palindromes, they will be maintained by the gene conversion methods that maintain them now.
Gene conversion allows a pathogen to retain a complete repertoire of variable antigen genes.
Genetic variation of the Borrelia burgdorferi gene [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] cassette-specific, segmental gene conversion.
Intergenic recombinations are relatively frequent in this region (14), and are responsible for 95% of the mutations associated with 210HD; the remaining 5% of mutations are apparently not the result of gene conversion events (1-15).
Cibus' proprietary gene conversion technology, known as the Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS[TM]), will be used to develop this new trait in grain sorghum, providing high tolerance levels to Valent's leading postemergence grass herbicide brand, Select Max([R]) Herbicide with Inside Technology([TM]).
And unlike CGH methods, genotyping arrays enable the detection of copy-neutral events such as mitotic recombination, gene conversion and uniparental disomy -- important indicators of cancer and genetic disease.
Efficient Non-viral Transfection of CLL-B cells with Human CD40 Ligand, Abstract #354 -- A Novel Approach for ex vivo Non-viral Gene Delivery, Abstract #1025 -- Single Base Gene Conversion by Single Strand DNA Oligo Delivered by Electroporation, Abstract #1026
In most cases, inactivating CYP21 mutations are generated by unequal crossing-over or gene conversion events.