gene complex


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gene complex

a set of genes that between them code for a particular PHENOTYPE.
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Association of IL-1 gene complex members with ankylosing spondylitis in Chinese Han population.
First staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec containing a mecB-carrying gene complex independent of transposon Tn6045 in a Macrococcus caseolyticus isolate from a canine infection.
, com- posed of the genes HBE1 (MIM# 142100), HBG2(MIM# 142250), HBG1(MIM# 42200), HBD(MIM# 142000), and HBB (MIM# 141900),which encode the epsilon-, Ggamma-, Agamma-,delta-, and beta-globin polypeptides, respectively.We refer to he alpha-globin gene complex asHBAC, composed of the genes HBZ2 (MIM#142310), HBA2(MIM# 141850), HBA1(MIM#141800), and HBQ1 (MIM# 142240), which en-code the zeta-, alpha2-, alpha1-, and possibly theta-
Each SCCmec element contains two required components; the mec gene complex, and the ccr gene complex which contains site-specific recombinase genes.
Genes in the NK gene complex encode type II receptors and examples include the families of NKR-P1, Ly-49, and NKG2 receptors.
Henn.) resistance gene complex. All genes were transferred by six backcrosses to their respective recurrent parents and molecular markers for each gene were used to select heterozygous plants for the targeted genes.
Perhaps the most widely known example of the conservation of these genes is that of the Hox gene complex. These genes were first identified in Drosophila as the molecular basis for homeotic transformations, mutations in which a body part acquires the characteristics of a different body part.
Bipolar disorder may be associated with a gene complex that previously was associated with schizophrenia, results of a new genetic study show.
This may or may not be a trivial task, but once it is accomplished we can imagine an inexhaustible number of potential experimental manipulations that could be performed in order to test hypotheses about this or that gene or gene complex. We are nowhere near that stage in "memetics." The basic problem is not even the lack of physical correlates but rather the fluidity and amorphousness of the concept of a meme.
"But in breast cancer cells, there is no coordinated transcription site pairing, the DNA loops become tangled and the entire gene complex shuts down in a dead knot."
SCCmec types are based on the allotype of ccr genes and the mec gene complex. Class A mec has intact mecI/R regulator genes.