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amorph

 [a´morf]
an inactive mutant gene, i.e., one that produces no detectable product.

a·morph

(ā'mōrf),
An allele that has no phenotypically recognizable product and therefore its existence can be inferred on molecular evidence only, depending on the subtlety of the means of detection available.
Synonym(s): silent allele
[G. a- neg. + morphē, form, shape]

amorph

(a´morf) a mutant gene that produces no detectable phenotypic effect.

amorph

[ā′môrf, əmôrf′]
Etymology: Gk, a, morphef, not shape
1 a mutant allele that has little or no effect on the expression of a trait. Compare antimorph, hypermorph, hypomorph. amorphic, adj.
2 abbreviation for amorphous.

a·morph

(ā'mōrf)
An allele that has no phenotypically recognizable product and therefore its existence can be inferred on molecular evidence only.
[G. a- neg. + morphē, form, shape]

amorph

an inactive mutant gene, i.e. one that produces no detectable effect.
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At Tianwei SolarFilms, Oerlikon Solar has installed its Amorph High Performance, a technology using a special high-performance front and back contact method in its production lines.
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These state-of-the art production lines include Oerlikon Solar's innovative micromorph tandem technology that combines two different silicon materials -- amorph and microcrystalline -- boosting energy conversion efficiency levels by up to 50 percent compared to traditional amorphous single cells.