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marker gene

[′märk·ər ‚jēn]
(genetics)
A gene with a known location on a chromosome and a clear-cut phenotype.
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The multiplex magnetic bead-based assay was able to correctly quantify the expression levels of 12 selected marker genes. The present study shows that detection of marker mRNAs in exposed Caco-2 cells could be a promising tool to confirm the presence of unknown DSPs in mussel samples that were positive in the neuro-2a assay but could not be confirmed by LC-MS/MS.
Identification of haploids was performed at dormant stage by means of the anthocyanin marker gene, R1-nj (Nanda and Chase, 1966; Greenblatt and Bock, 1967; Chase, 1969; Eder and Chalyk, 2002).
These bioinformatics analyses may be useful in identifying ONH marker genes in patients with POAG and provide a basis for developing new therapies for this disease.
It also contains the selectable marker genes hygromycin phosphotransferase (hyg) and kanamycin (kanr).
Although this specific work may generate more questions than it answers with regard to S[O.sub.2], it clearly demonstrates that modern marker gene sequencing creates a far fuller and higher definition picture of the constellation of microbes present in wine fermentations and how they respond to different treatments.
Predictive functional profiling of microbial communities using 16S rRNA marker gene sequences.
The invention of oriSELECT puts RecipharmCobra in the unique position of owning the only two plasmid maintenance systems, including ORT (Operator-Repressor Titration), that are free of the burden of expressed selectable marker genes.
The ROC analysis allows an estimation of the best threshold for discrimination between normal and tumor samples with each marker gene by maximizing the number of true positives and negatives.
This observation suggests that cotransformation of a gene of interest and a marker gene may result in the loss of all transgenic fragments from a complex locus.
These promoters were fused with a Red Fluorescent Protein (RFP) marker gene (Clonetech), and the human antiviral protein gene, MxA.
Speaker: John Naleway, entrepreneur and founder of Marker Gene Inc.