per gene

per gene

a gene that is associated with circadian rhythms of some animal species. Mutations of the per gene locus result in alterations of their biorhythms. A similar DNA sequence occurs in the human genome, but its effect on human circadian rhythms is unknown.
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baumannii from different clinical samples, PER gene was not found in any of samples [23].
The Per gene mutation mice was observed to have increases in wakefulness time.
The number of genes with 11 to 15 SNPs per gene is 445 and there were 20 genes harboring more than 30 SNPs per gene.
When we analyzed oocytes for H19, Igf2r, Peg3, and Snrpn (approximately 100 oocytes per gene in each group, results showed that their methylation patterns were not altered in oocytes of OHFD females (Figure 4A-C).
At the design phase of the ICGC, it was deemed important that each project would have the power to detect mutated genes at the 3% level, a level that is higher than the background mutation rate (estimated to be less than 1 mutation per gene for a sample size of 500).
All genes do is make proteins--generally one per gene.
Each set of probes is combined in analysis as a probe set, and a microarray will often include several probe sets per gene or transcript.
The wee creature's DNA contains as many sequences that code for proteins per gene as animals' genes do.
Founder-population members tend to share larger blocks of DNA inherited from common ancestors than do general populations, and they are thought to carry fewer mutations per gene.
Using such an approach today would cost millions of dollars per gene.
We studied the effect of stolon number per gene on a variety of measures of reproductive success in Bromelia pinguin in the Guanacaste Conservation Area, Santa Rosa sector, Costa Rica.