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men·de·li·an

(men-dēl'ē-ăn),
Attributed to or described by Gregor Mendel; usually referring to the behavior and the mechanism of the genetic transmission of single-locus traits.

Mendelian

(mĕn-dē′lē-ən, -dēl′yən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics.

mendelian

See mendelism.

mendelian

adjective
(1) Referring to a type of inheritance in which a specific trait is affected by a set of alleles of a single gene.
(2) Referring to a type of inheritance in which genetic information is transmitted by one or more nuclear genes, as opposed to cytoplasmic or epigenetic mechanisms.
(3) Referring to the principles formulated by Gregor Mendel, the father of modern genetics.

men·de·li·an

(men-dē'lē-ăn)
Attributed to or described by Gregor Mendel; usually referring to the behavior and the mechanism of the genetic transmission of single-locus traits.

Mendelian

pertaining to mendel's laws.

Mendelian inheritance
the patterns of inheritance (1) as explained by Mendel's laws.
Mendelian rate
an expression of the numerical relations of the occurrence of distinctly contrasted mendelian characteristics in succeeding generations of hybrid offspring.
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The joint QTL analyses revealed 10 Mendelian and 9 parent-of-origin QTLs.
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However in 2009, the value of a new tool for linking mendelian diseases to their genes was demonstrated (Nature 2009;461:272-6).
Genetic conditions caused by a mutation in a single gene follow predictable patterns known as Mendelian inheritance.
Even though parents and offspring resemble each other for such traits to some degree, none have Mendelian two-state point causes.
Mendelian Susceptibility to Mycobacterial Diseases (MSMD) is a rare condition and infections with mycobacteriae with low virulence including the BCG vaccine may be observed more commonly in this group of patients compared with the healthy population without hematologic and immunologic disorders (10-14).
The Mendelians would understand nature by dissecting the processes and mechanisms, mostly in the laboratory.
Whereas many of these markers are tested to see if they are within the Hardy--Weinberg equilibrium, very few markers developed for pest species are tested to ensure the selected alleles behave according to the laws of Mendelian inheritance.
Higher levels of LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides over a lifetime are protective against type 2 diabetes, a Mendelian randomization study has shown.