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(Science: genetics, immunology) two or more individuals (or strains) are stated to be allogeneic to one another when the genes at one or more loci are not identical in sequence in each organism.

Allogenicity is usually specified with reference to the locus or loci involved.

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Polygeneic and Polygenic

... version of the word. Polygenic is, I assume, an americanisation of that word. The same can be seen with all words with the body 'geneic', e.g. allogeneic vs. allogenic and so forth. Damn those lazy Americans! ;) But anyway, those shorter versions seem to be taking over, so prepare to use them.

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by biohazard
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Polygeneic and Polygenic
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The Fiber Disease

... of reactions to grafts were observed. 1) Median survival time (MST) was about 25 days, which was observed in R. lessonae hosts in response to allogeneic stimuli and to skin grafts from R. esculenta, and R. esculenta hybrids given grafts from the parental species. 2) MST was equal to or longer ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Nov 09, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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