Genetic cluster


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Genetic cluster

A group of viral strains with very similar, yet distinct, nucleic acid sequences.
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Bayesian assignment testing, using two different algorithms, supported similar inferences about the number of distinct genetic clusters within the data.
Isolates from different sources were observed to be in the same genetic cluster by both the genotyping methods showing their genetic relatedness.
CYMRUDNAWALEs has identified that nearly one in five Welsh men alive today are descended from genetic clusters like the one that Colin belongs to.
2) showed that the regions encircling our five sampling sites fell into a single genetic cluster at P=1, produced no strong discontinuities in the genetic landscape, and showed that no map regions from which fish were collected grouped with genetic cluster 2 (not shown).
Whether the prevalence of PVL in carriage- and blood-culture isolates is higher and differs among distinct genetic clusters of S.
The 2 other genetic clusters are proposed as novel genetic clusters and include strains (i) O55/5-2002, O64/10-2002, O62/9-2002, O71/11-2002, O78/11-2002, and (ii) O77/11-2002, O85/1-2003 (Figure).
Two hundred seventy-two (28%) of TB patients were in genetic clusters, and isolates from U.
And for one of our modern rugby heroes, Colin Charvis, our DNA test found a connection to one of these genetic clusters which he could not possibly have imagined.
Genomic proportions of hogfish were partitioned into 3 distinct genetic clusters, geographically delineated as 1) the eastern Gulf of Mexico, 2) the Florida Keys and the southeast coast of Florida, and 3) the Carolinas.
Sarah discovered the 18 "Welsh" native breeds fall into four distinct genetic clusters, will hill breeds forming the largest of these.
But just as they had succeeded in persuading social scientists to embrace the unlikely idea that race is a mere social construct, advances in decoding DNA began to show the opposite: Human populations do indeed fall into genetic clusters, and there is, after all, a genetic basis to Jewishness.
In addition, the team's analysis identified 19 genetic clusters or "genetic signatures" of exceptional longevity that characterized 90 percent of the centenarians studied.