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Pleiotropy occurs when a single gene influences multiple phenotypic traits. Consequently, a new mutation in the gene may have an effect on some or all traits simultaneously. This can become a problem when selection on one trait favors one specific version of the gene...
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pleiotropism also pleiotropy n. The control by a single gene of several distinct and seemingly ... Pleiotropy is actually more common than its opposite, ...
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Pleiotropy exists because there is not a one-to-one relationship between the ... This Hawaiian happy faced spider illustrates the concept of pleiotropy. ...
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Pleiotropy summary with 6 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... The Role of Pleiotropy in the Maintenance of ...
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Pleiotropy, a situation in which a single gene influences multiple phenotypic traits, can ... complex eukaryotes, pleiotropy may lead to major constraints on ...
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skip to main | skip to sidebar. Pleiotropy. Scientia Pro Publica 9 - with a twist ... the effects of epistasis and pleiotropy on adaptation, and sympatric speciation ...
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What is pleiotropy? Pleiotropy comes from the Greek πλείων pleion, meaning "more", and τρέπειν ... of epistasis and pleiotropy on adaptation, and sympatric ...
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Definition of pleiotropic from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio ... Learn more about "pleiotropy" and related topics at Britannica.com ...
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Mendel's First Law. Variations to Mendel's First Law. Pedigree Analysis ... Pleiotropy. Epistasis. Modifier Genes. Penetrance and Expressivity. Study Questions ...
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Information about pleiotropy in the free online English dictionary and ... pleiotropy. Pleistocene. Pleistocene epoch. Plekhanov. plena. Plenal. Plenarily ...
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Here we estimate the degree of pleiotropy in yeast by measuring the phenotypes ... Pleiotropy occurs when a mutation in a single gene produces effects on more than ...
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PLEIOTROPY refers to the observation that a single gene affects two or more ... Pleiotropy is one of the most commonly observed attributes of genes, with broad ...
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3 Antagonistic pleiotropy. 4 Disposable ... proposed his own theory, called antagonistic pleiotropy. ... Pleiotropy, natural selection and the evolution of ...
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pleiotropy synonyms. pleiotropy usage examples and pleiotropy quotes. ... pleiotropy definition. plei·ot·ropy (plī ä′trə pē) noun ...
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Pleiotropy is the phenomenon whereby a single gene has multiple consequences in ... Pleiotropy is actually more common than its opposite, since in a complex ...
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Britannica online encyclopedia article on pleiotropy (genetics), ...of independent traits, each determined by one gene. A "trait" is really an abstraction, a term ...
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... cDNA microarrays to explore the potential pleiotropy of HMB-PP-activated V9/V2 T cells. ... novel molecular definitions of the cells' pleiotropy in vitro. ...
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