polymorphic system

polymorphic system

[¦päl·i¦mȯr·fik ′sis·təm]
(computer science)
A computer system that is organized around a central pool of shared software modules which are selected as they are needed for processing.
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HI.A antigens are encoded on chromosome 6p, and this is the most polymorphic system in the human body.
Thus, antibodies in these sera detected a polymorphic system of antigens on human leucocytes.
Human leukocyte antigens (HLA) are a highly polymorphic system of glycoproteins that have a functional role in the presentation of peptides to the immune system.
We tried to evaluate this new polymorphic system for diagnostic testing of HNPP.
Finally, the degree of differentiation according to ABO/Rh polymorphic systems was quantified for all seven populations (Nei, 1987).
Some qualitive and quantative characters and their relationship with each other in Germany Black Pied cattle populations, II polymorphic systems and performance.
The frequencies of these polymorphic systems represent the genetic structure of a population (6).
The degree of differentiation among the five populations according to ABO/Rh polymorphic systems was calculated (Nei, 1975), and the results were displayed in unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean (UPGMA) dendrogram (Sneath and Sokal, 1973).
Phylogenetic trees constructed on the polymorphic systems of the populations using the methods of Nei and Reynolds were found similar whereas Cavalli-Sforza was different figure.
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