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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Association of the apolipoprotein A1/C3/A4/A5 gene cluster with triglyceride levels and LDL particle size in familial combined hyperlipidemia.
Complex genetic contribution of the Apo AI-CIII-AIV gene cluster to familial combined hyperlipidemia.
These results suggest either a common origin of the ACSSpSuT-resistance gene cluster in epidemic multiresistant DT104 and multiresistant S.
Genetic markers in the apo AI-CIII-AIV gene cluster for combined hyperlipidemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and predisposition to atherosclerosis.
Genetic variation in the apolipoprotein AI-CIII-AIV gene cluster and coronary heart disease.
These PCR mapping results indicated the presence of the typical Salmonella genomic island 1 resistance gene cluster with the insertion of the third unusual orf513 integron structure carrying dfrA10 (8-10).
The antibiotic resistance gene cluster represents approximately one third of SGI1 and is located at the 3' end of the structure (6,7).
The alpha2 gene transcription amounts are two to three times more than alpha 1 gene transcription in alpha gene cluster.
Now team of researchers at Princeton University has announced that it has discovered a global regulator that switches on a lot of silent gene clusters in a bacterium.
The three ParaHox genes (Gsx, Xlox, and Cdx) were first described as a gene cluster in the amphioxus Branchiostoma floridae (Hubbs, 1922) by Brooke et al.
Using comparative genomics, a technique for screening the genomes of different organisms for variants of specific DNA sequences, she found similar genes in multiple bacterial species, located in a specific gene cluster that contained genes for DNA modification.