The first autism disease genes
... of a gene encoding neurexin, which is a tightly linked protein to neuroligin, implicated in synapse formation for glutamate neurons. This revealed a hemizygous
deletion of coding exon for neurexin gene for a pair of affected siblings. Accumulating evidence thus points out that neurexin/neuroligin/Shank3 ...
Hemizygous in Biological Definition
... gene on each X chromosome so that one normal blood-clotting gene can compensate for a flaw in the gene on the other X chromosome. But men are hemizygous
for the blood-clotting gene since there is no gene on the Y chromosome to control blood clotting. As a result, men will suffer from hemophilia ...
Hemizygous in Biological Dictionary
... for that trait. If one gene is missing, it is hemizygous
, and if ... hemizygous
. Definition(s) Describes an individual who has ... from the University of ... Definition of hemizygous
from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with ...