critical region


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critical region

[′krid·ə·kəl ′rē·jən]
(genetics)
The shortest segment of a chromosome whose gain or loss results in a particular complex phenotype, such as Down syndrome.
(statistics)
In testing hypotheses, the set of sample values leading to rejection of the null hypothesis.
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Studies on partial trisomies have allowed the characterization of a region of the chromosome 2' known as Down Syndrome Critical Region (DSCR).
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The US has enduring interests in this critical region and we will remain fully committed to the security of our allies.
The KWE critical region is flanked by two olfactory receptor/defensin repeat regions which are prone to non-homologous recombination resulting in large chromosomal rearrangements, including a common 4.
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Babacan defined the Balkans as a critical region in the world, and a geography which was not so big but important for its diversities and strategic location.

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