genetic determinant


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ge·net·ic de·ter·mi·nant

any antigenic determinant or identifying characteristic, particularly those of allotypes.
Synonym(s): genetic marker

ge·net·ic de·ter·mi·nant

(jĕ-net'ik dĕ-tĕr'mi-nănt)
Any antigenic determinant or identifying characteristic, particularly those of allotypes.

ge·net·ic de·ter·mi·nant

(jĕ-net'ik dĕ-tĕr'mi-nănt)
Any antigenic identifying characteristic.
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Genetic determinants of treatment benefit of the angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibitor perindopril in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
19) There are several genetic determinants of cancer metastasis that can be considered as tumorigenic genes, metastasis initiation genes, metastasis progression genes, and metastasis virulence genes.
Tang, and colleagues are working on several research projects in the Cleveland Clinic GeneBank Study to unravel the genetic determinants of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, sudden cardiac death and specific cardiomyopathies.
Last, before considering the specific genes that have been identified through prior and recent genetic linkage and association studies of SLE, it is important to understand the status of SLE as a genetically complex trait and the implications of that complexity for efforts to define the specific genetic determinants.
Gu received her doctorate on Genetic Determinants and Lipoprotein Metabolism of Atherosclerosis at UCLA's College of Medicine.
Among the areas scientists expect to tease open with the new tools are whether there are genetic determinants for various equine illnesses, the functional role that contributing genes play in disease, and the identification of genes that regulate desirable traits.
Studies on the perilipin gene--several of which have already been published by HNRCA authors--are important first steps in uncovering significant genetic determinants for obesity and type 2 diabetes risk.
One of the primary genetic determinants in atopic dermatitis seems to be a change in the three untranslated regions of the stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme (SCCE) gene, which regulates protease activity.
One of the primary genetic determinants in atopic dermatitis appears to be a change in the 3' untranslated region of the stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme (SCCE) gene, which regulates protease activity
The difference may be due to genetic determinants of variation in underlying maternal inflammation or differences in exposure to causes of inflammatory activation.