gene suppression


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gene suppression

The situation in which a normal PHENOTYPE develops in an individual or cell with a mutant gene due to a second mutation either in the same gene or in a different gene.
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A battery of different tests conducted on rat livers found that sunflower oil induced fibrosis, gene suppression and high levels of oxidation.
Short hairpin RNA (shRNA) has become a staple of the research community for silencing genes, but identifying the most effective shRNA sequence to provide the greatest level of gene suppression often presents a problem.
The hypothesis was that the gene suppression would act like a clogged pipe, creating an abundance of compounds that would have later become phenylalanine in a normal plant.
This knowledge allows scientists to explore gene suppression, a possible key to unlocking a cure for dozens of diseases, he said.
Riggs in 1983 theorized that the X, compared with other chromosomes, is enriched in some DNA sequence that facilitates gene suppression.
Second generation tomatoes are being developed through a recombinant DNA technique using a patented gene suppression method.