gene complex


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gene complex

a set of genes that between them code for a particular PHENOTYPE.
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We refer to he alpha-globin gene complex asHBAC, composed of the genes HBZ2 (MIM#142310), HBA2(MIM# 141850), HBA1(MIM#141800), and HBQ1 (MIM# 142240), which en-code the zeta-, alpha2-, alpha1-, and possibly theta-
SCCmec types are based on the allotype of ccr genes and the mec gene complex.
Perhaps the most widely known example of the conservation of these genes is that of the Hox gene complex.
Bipolar disorder may be associated with a gene complex that previously was associated with schizophrenia, results of a new genetic study show.
Nasdaq: ARIA) today announced that its novel anemia product candidate - to be taken as a pill by patients once or twice a month in place of frequent protein injections - produces therapeutically effective amounts of the hormone erythropoeitin (EPO) more than four years after one-time injection in monkeys of ARIAD's patented gene complex.
But in breast cancer cells, there is no coordinated transcription site pairing, the DNA loops become tangled and the entire gene complex shuts down in a dead knot.
The molecular and field data confirmed that the Lr37/Yr17/Sr38 resistance gene complex was successfully transferred to Anza.
Characterization of the staphylococcal chromosome cassette mec (SCCmec) was performed by typing the ccrA/B gene complex, the mec complex, and by means of a PCR strategy, which detects structural variants of SCCmec covering the entire genetic element (2-6).
In addition, a useful gene or gene complex can be efficiently examined so its isolation is also made easy.