polymorphic genetic marker

polymorphic genetic marker

inherited characteristic that occurs within a given population as two or more traits.

pol·y·mor·phic ge·net·ic mark·er

(pol'ē-mōrf'ik jĕ-net'ik mahr'kĕr)
Inherited characteristic that occurs within a given population as two or more traits.
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vivax isolates collected from Chennai using a highly polymorphic genetic marker Pvmsp-3[alpha].
Linkage studies of over 500 individuals from 60 families mapped the gene for XLA to the midportion (Xq22) of the X chromosome, cosegregating with the polymorphic genetic marker DXS 178 (87.
Linkage informative content of polymorphic genetic markers.
This study, based on fingerprints obtained from eight polymorphic genetic markers, showed striking differences between the population structure of these species; a clonal C.
The Society provided Eurofins / Medigenomix with authentic samples of Aberdeen-Angus semen, which were tested with a number of selected polymorphic genetic markers.
ABSTRACT A large number of polymorphic genetic markers are needed to examine genetic variation in wild and cultured penaeid species, trace pedigrees, and apply marker-assisted selection in breeding programs.
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