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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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It maps to chromosomal region 11p15.5, which contains two domains of imprinted genes: domain one contains genes such as Igf2, which is paternally expressed, and H19, which is maternally expressed; [7] the second or the KIP/LIT1 domain has at least six imprinted genes.
Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD): diagnosis and management.
The second is maternal uniparental disomy 15 (mUPD; when both copies of chromosome 15 are maternally inherited) found in 25% [8].
Loeffen, "Efficacy of CSF vaccine CP7_E2alf in piglets with maternally derived antibodies," Veterinary Microbiology, vol.
Hattersley, "Clinical features, diagnosis and management of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD) associated with the 3243A>G mitochondrial point mutation," Diabetic Medicine : A Journal of the British Diabetic Association, vol.
Data for newborn infants cared in Brazilian's NICU show a high proportion (39.2%) of maternally acquired bloodstream infections beginning within the first 48 h after birth.
The family history revealed anxiety disorders occurring both maternally and paternally.
Analyses of the maternally inherited DNA showed that most bat groups with a similar maternal lineage live exclusively in single geographic areas, suggesting that the females don't move among different areas.
Published estimates are that fetal cells range from one per 10,000 to one per 1,000,000 maternally derived cells in these samples, or "one cell per ml whole blood" as a (very) crude rule of thumb.
Mammals never develop to term without the cooperation of both of the parental genomes: embryos with either two maternally or paternally derived genomes, such as parthenogenetic or androgenetic embryos, exhibit early embryonic lethality (Fig.