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Disease susceptibility

Disease susceptibility

a constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the individual more than usually susceptible to certain diseases.


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Hardy-weinberg

... sampled 100 individuals from a population of douglas fir trees to find susceptibility to root rot disease. You genotyped your sample and found 53 trees were homozygous for one allele (p) and ...

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by futurebrewer
Tue May 22, 2012 8:40 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hardy-weinberg
Replies: 1
Views: 1560

Re: Genetic Instability

... number of individuals, meaning serious inbreeding, genetic defects, susceptibility to disease, and overall species collapse. Thus the detrimental affects of the 'yo-yo' action are ...

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by cyanodave
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:04 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 15461

Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... and although it is treatable, it is still considered a serious disease and prevention is preferred over treatment. E. coli K1 which is responsible ... or after parturition, so whether the mother's diet will influence the susceptibility of the neonate is uncertain. Infection may also occur in the ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 7171

Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... prevalent, and is treatable, it is still considered a serious disease and prevention is preferred over treatment. The strain of E. coli ... during parturition, so whether the mother's diet will influence the susceptibility of the neonate is uncertain. Infection may also occur in the ...

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by Squirrell
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:16 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 7171

linkage disequlibrium, haplotypes, SNPs

... SNPs. Is that correct? SNPs act as markers, they may be in LD with the susceptibility alleles for a disease. Generally, SNPs together with other genetic variants (like disease alleles) can be ...

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by tou
Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:11 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: linkage disequlibrium, haplotypes, SNPs
Replies: 1
Views: 1749
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