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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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3 Antagonistic pleiotropy. 4 Disposable ... proposed his own theory, called antagonistic pleiotropy. ... Pleiotropy, natural selection and the evolution of ...
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The twin effects of pleiotropy (where one gene affects many "traits") and ... The notions of complexity and pleiotropy are intimately intertwined. ...
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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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Definition of pleiotropy from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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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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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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Antagonistic pleiotropy means that some genes that increase the odds of ... An example of antagonistic pleiotropy in humans is p53, a gene that directs ...
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... of antagonistic pleiotropy: A gene that has a beneficial effect ... One Response to "Conditioned for aging: Antagonistic pleiotropy in essential genes" ...
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