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wild type

a gene, phenotype, or genotype that is so overwhelmingly common among those possible at a locus of interest that it is, in effect, the standard characteristic, and therefore presumably not harmful.

wild type

n.
The typical form of an organism, strain, gene, or characteristic as it occurs in nature, as distinguished from mutant forms.

wild type

Genetics
adjective Referring to an organism or gene locus that predominates in natural or normal populations.
 
noun The normal condition of a whole organism (wild-type strain) or a particular mutation at a locus or site, which is indicated by a plus sign. The allele of a particular gene that confers the phenotype considered to be the "normal" type commonly found in natural populations. Because some DNA sequence polymorphisms do not produce different phenotypes, there can be multiple "wild-type" alleles of a gene.

Molecular biology
noun The naturally occurring phenotype of an organism; a strain of organism used as a standard reference with which to compare mutant derivatives.

wild type

(wīld tīp)
A gene, phenotype, or genotype that is overwhelmingly common among those possible at a locus of interest, and therefore presumably not harmful.

wild type

the ‘normal’ PHENOTYPE present in a natural or laboratory population, as distinct from a MUTANT (2) type which often can survive only under artificial conditions. Wild type alleles are usually given a ‘plus’ symbol. Thus the wild type allele of the vestigial wing mutation (vg) in Drosophila is vg+.

type

1. the general or prevailing character of any particular case of disease, microorganism, person, substance, etc.
2. to determine or assign a character or category.

blood t's
type I to type IV hypersensitivity
type 1 muscle fiber
slow twitch muscle fiber.
type 2 muscle fiber
fast twitch muscle fiber.
wild type
the normal or naturally occurring phenotype of an organism.
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In Wheatland and Tx623 the bmr-12 near-isolines had the highest IVNDFD, the bmr-6 intermediate, and wild type the lowest IVNDFD.
Genotype ASO sequence, 5'-3' 282 Wild type CCACCTGGCACGTATAT 282 Mutant ATATACGTACCAGGTGG 63 Wild type CTCATGATCATAGAACAC 63 Mutant ACTCTCATCATCATAGA (a) X in sequence indicates position of the nonreplicable element (propanediol).
The distribution of samples for MTHFR was 30 homozygous mutant, 90 heterozygous, and 101 homozygous wild type.
a) Specimen n Minimum Maximum Mean SD Wild type 187 0.
nidulans using wild type and mutant strains in one transporter or the other.
1B), even to a higher degree than with the wild type strains.
PCR-based DNA enrichment uses modifications to the principles of PCR such that wild type DNA amplification is suppressed and mutant/SNP DNA is exponentially amplified.
The company is enrolling patients with advanced hematologic and solid malignancies that test positive for the presence of wild type p53 in the trial.
Using these populations, subsets were created on the basis of the therascreen KRAS test result: "KRAS evaluated," consisting of all patients who had KRAS status available; "KRAS wild type," consisting of "KRAS evaluated" who had KRAS wildtype tumors; "KRAS mutant," consisting of "KRAS evaluated" who had KRAS mutant tumors; and "KRAS not evaluated," consisting of all patients who had no KRAS status available.
The catalytic efficiencies of the modified substrates with wild type and T140A Esal mutants will be compared to determine if modified substrates could be utilized to conduct mechanistic studies on Esal enzyme.
niger University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) wild type strain and its seventeen mutants.
Especially, the expression of genes encoding superoxide dismutases and catalases increased in two weeks after hatching, and the DAF-16 protein was translocated to the nucleus in the AX-exposed wild type.