gene cluster

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gene cluster

[′jēn ‚kləs·tər]
(genetics)
Any group of two or more closely linked genes that encode for the same or similar products.
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2005) to determine the most probable number of genetic clusters in Structure Harvester (Earl & vonHoldt 2012).
For example, baobab samples from western India between Mumbai-Dharwad (Konkan coast) and Gujarat showed the presence of genetic clusters from inland Tanzania, the Kilimanjaro area, inland Mozambique and southern Africa.
Bayesian assignment testing, using two different algorithms, supported similar inferences about the number of distinct genetic clusters within the data.
We tested for the number of genetic clusters (K) using five independent runs of STRUCTURE for K between one and five, each run for 100,000 Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) iterations after a burn-in of 10,000 iterations.
In addition, the STRUCTURE analysis supported a single genetic cluster for all doves.
Isolates from different sources were observed to be in the same genetic cluster by both the genotyping methods showing their genetic relatedness.
Genetic sequencing of WPVs isolated in India reveal that the number of distinct genetic clusters ([paragraph]) of WPV1 decreased from three in 2004 to two in 2005 to one in 2006 (as of June 25, 2006) (3).
CYMRUDNAWALEs has identified that nearly one in five Welsh men alive today are descended from genetic clusters like the one that Colin belongs to.
The Switzerland strains belonged to the same genetic cluster as the F.
Clinical features and complete genome characterization of distinct human rhinovirus (HRV) genetic cluster, probably representing a previously undetected HRV species, HRV-C, associated with acute respiratory illness in children.
Clinical features and complete genome characterization of a distinct human rhinovirus (HRV) genetic cluster, probably representing a previously undetected HRV species, HRV-C, associated with acute respiratory illness in children.
Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) distribution among carriage and invasive isolates per genetic cluster of Staphylococcus aureus Amplified fragment length polymorphism cluster I II (n = 462) (n = 261) PVL positive, n (%) Carriage isolates (n = 829) 1 1 Bacteremia isolates (n = 146) 1 1 Soft tissue infection 1 5 isolates (n = 18) Impetigo isolates (n = 40) 0 0 Total (N = 1,033) 3 (0.