supergene


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supergene

[′sü·pər‚jēn]
(genetics)
A chromosomal segment protected from crossing over and therefore transmitted from generation to generation as if it were a single recon.
(mineralogy)
Referring to mineral deposits or enrichments formed by descending solutions. Also known as hypergene.
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Late stage covellite (CuS) normally accompanies supergene chalcocite, further demonstrating the reductive nature of the reaction.
Male reproductive fitness and queen polyandry are linked to variation in the supergene Gp-9 in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.
At a 0.21% copper equivalent cutoff, this near surface supergene enrichment zone hosts 93.7 million tonnes averaging 0.40% copper, 0.019% molybdenum, and 0.092 gpt gold, or 0.55% copper equivalent.
Intersections close to the surface were modelled as flat lying plates which fitted the data well and is geometrically typical of supergene gold intersections in deep regolith elsewhere in the Yilgarn.
A majority of GISTs (68-90%) express c-kit, a tyrosine kinase receptor of the immunoglobulin supergene family, which is also expressed by the gut pace maker cells--the interstitial cells of Cajal.
Sulfide mineralization occurs in association with diorites and quartz veins, along foliation planes, as dissemination and as supergene enrichment.
CARDIFF: Buffalo (029 2031 0312), Kyshera, Supergene, Recluse.
The Phase III drill programme is permitted for up to 30 holes, which will test the southeast extension of near surface high grade supergene oxide mineralisation identified by the company at the Majuba Hill mine during 2011, and start delineation drilling at the DeSoto discovery zone 1.4km to the northwest with a view to outlining an initial NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate by the end of the year.
MUSIC - ROCK/POP CARDIFF: Buffalo (029 2031 0312), Supergene. Alt rock and indie quintet.
The flipped DNA causes six or more genes--on a section of a chromosome important in setting wing patterns in butterflies and peppered moths--to be inherited as a single unit, a supergene. Different versions of the supergene allow H.
Known as a "supergene", this clustering allows genetic combinations that are favoured for their mimetic resemblance to be maintained, while preventing combinations that produce non-mimetic patterns from arising.