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1. (Science: neurology) correlation involving a high degree of modifiability and also consciousness.

2. (Science: genetics) The occurrence together of two or more phenotypic characteristics more often than would be expected by change. To be distinguished from linkage.

3. In dysmorphology, the nonrandom occurrence in two or more individuals of multiple anomalies not known to be a polytopic field defect, sequence or syndrome.

Origin: L. Associatio

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linkage and association

What is a real world example of genetic linkage and association in human studies? :) :!: :?:

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by dejavu23
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: linkage and association
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Database of Multicellular and Unicellular organisms

... trying to annotate a list of organisms taken from NCBI for cellularity (unicellular or multicellular). Does any of you ever found a database with association between an organisms' name or taxa and whether it is unicellular or multicellular? Desirably, I would like to get information both on species ...

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by sosippus
Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Database of Multicellular and Unicellular organisms
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Views: 304

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of the degree of a black person’s European ancestry — are only weakly associated with I.Q. (even though we might well expect a moderately high association due to the social advantages of such features). During World War II, both black and white American soldiers fathered children with German ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263422

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... creep, before anything horrible happens. Rather like Pavlov's dogs salivating at the sound of a bell. So sound does evoke physical responses by association. And just small sounds can 'lift' you by affecting chemicals in the brain. For me it's seagulls crying that gives me this sudden tingle. ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 142289

Use of cDNA when studying splicing

Hi I've read a few studies where the authors aim to study the association of certain proteins to mRNA in a splicing-dependent manner. Mainly they compared samples containing spliced mRNA with cDNA-samples, in a way that to me seemed as if they insinuated ...

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by nukeman
Wed May 15, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Use of cDNA when studying splicing
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Views: 794
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