mendelian inheritance


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men·de·li·an in·her·i·tance

(men-dē'lē-ăn in-her'i-tans),
inheritance in which stable and undecomposable characters controlled entirely or overwhelmingly by a single genetic locus are transmitted over many generations. See: Mendel first law, law of segregation, law of independent assortment.
Synonym(s): alternative inheritance (1)

Mendelian inheritance

Any hereditary process which can be explained in terms of simple mendelian genetics—segregation of chromosomes, independent assortment and homologous exchange.

men·de·li·an in·her·i·tance

(men-dē'lē-ăn in-her'i-tăns)
Inheritance in which stable and undecomposable characters controlled entirely or overwhelmingly by a single genetic locus are transmitted over many generations.
See: law of segregation, law of independent assortment

Mendelian inheritance

An inheritance pattern for autosomal gene pairs. The genetic trait displayed results from one parent's gene dominating over the gene inherited from the other parent.

Mendel,

Gregor Johann, Austrian geneticist, 1822-1884.
Mendel first law - factors that affect development retain their individuality from generation to generation, do not become contaminated when mixed in a hybrid, and become sorted out from one another when the next generation of gametes is formed. Synonym(s): law of segregation
Mendel second law - different hereditary factors assort independently when the gametes are formed. Synonym(s): law of independent assortment
mendelian character - an inherited character under the control of a single locus.
mendelian inheritance - inheritance in which stable and undecomposable characters controlled by a single genetic locus are transmitted over many generations. Synonym(s): alternative inheritance
mendelian ratio - the ratio of progeny with a particular phenotype or genotype expected in accordance with Mendel law among the offspring of matings specified as to genotype or phenotype.

men·de·li·an in·her·i·tance

(men-dē'lē-ăn in-her'i-tăns)
Inheritance in which stable and undecomposable characters controlled entirely or overwhelmingly by a single genetic locus are transmitted over many generations.
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Testing Mendelian inheritance from field-collected parasites: revealing duplicated loci enables correct inference of reproductive mode and mating system.
Based on analyses of parents, [F.sub.1] populations derived from bidirectional crosses of six cultivars, and two [F.sub.2] populations, it seems that flower shape or flower petal opening in cotton is genetically controlled with a Mendelian inheritance. However, some [F.sub.1] populations also provided evidence that, besides environmental effect, epistasis and more than one gene may be involved in the inheritance of flower shape.
The two lines C1 and C2 fitted 3:1 Mendelian inheritance, but line C3 did not.
[38] OMIM, "Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man," http://www .omim.org/entry/609815.
The rules of the Mendelian inheritance indicate that the next generation has the following form:
When using kits to type [greater than or equal to] 9 STR loci, cases with CLRs that are between 0.01 and 100 usually exhibit one or occasionally two inconsistencies with normal Mendelian inheritance and the results should be viewed as inconclusive.
[2] Nonstandard abbreviations: TLC, thin-layer chromatography; OMIM, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man.
(2.) Electronic Database Information: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim/].
--Number of markers-- Primers EcoRI (E) --Primers MseI (M)-- CAG CAT CTA CTC ACC 12 (a) 18 15 0 AAG 15 18 14 16 ACA 0 0 11 10 ACT 14 9 11 7 AAC 5 17 19 14 ACG 0 0 0 0 AGG 3 2 0 0 --Number of polymorphic markers-- E / M CAT CTA CTC Total ACC 8 (b) 4 - 12 AAG 5 8 5 18 AAC - 9 1 10 Total 13 21 6 40 Primer combinations are denoted by the EcoRI--AXX and Msel--CXX selective nucleotides, respectively; (a) Number of markers scored per primer combination; Underlined--AFLP primer combinations selected to investigate the Mendelian inheritance pattern in the full-sibs; (b) Total number of polymorphic markers scored.
Chi-square tests were performed for all AFLP amplicons using Mendelian inheritance ratios of 3:1, 1:1 or 1:3.
London, United Kingdom, February 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In 2005, Susan Lolle and colleagues from Purdue University published a paper in Nature, concluding that Arabidopsis thaliana plants do not obey the laws of Mendelian inheritance (the idea that all genes are inherited from their parents).
Mendelian Inheritance in Man: A Catalog of Human Genes and Genetic Disorders, ed 12.