genetic system

genetic system

[jə¦ned·ik ′sis·təm]
(genetics)
For a given species, the organization of genetic material and the ways in which the genetic material is transmitted.
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This exciting observation highlights the utility of the dog as a genetic system informative for studies of human disease, as it shows how minor variants in critical genes in dogs result in major syndromic effects in humans," she said, BBC reported.
We want to develop a genetic system to control the spread of the animal rather than relying on pesticides or introduce new predators.
He is also a Founding Member and Member of the Board of Dirs of two Belgian biotech companies, Plant Genetic System (PGS) and CropDesign.
One section of the book is entitled "The Genetic System for Sex" and is divided into three topics: the gene, the cell, and the body.
God has endowed us with a genetic system that founds a costly freedom that is worth its high price.
Avida software is an auto-adaptive genetic system designed primarily for use as a platform in Artificial Life research, allowing scientists to track the birth, life and death of digital organisms.
It now joins the fruit fly Drosophila as a premier insect genetic system, and even offers advantages in some areas of study.
In a natural genetic system, the chromosomes consist of genes.
Dr Goldberg, who has been studying muscle wasting since the 1960s, found that rather than being a side effect of disuse, it is an active process controlled by a genetic system.
The gene appears to be part of a genetic system that allows worms to regulate their development--and, thereby, their lifespan--depending on whether environmental conditions are suitable for reproduction.
Before expanding on this, let's briefly look again at the genetic system we used.
Despite the biotechnology industry's assurances that genetically engineered soybeans have been altered only by the presence of the alien gene, as a matter of fact the plant's own genetic system has been unwittingly altered as well, with potentially dangerous consequences.