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Genetic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to genetics or genes.

(2) Caused by, influenced by, or produced by genes; genic.

(3) Tending to occur among family members due to heredity; familial.


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Word origin: From Greek genetikos, genitive, from genesis.
Related forms: gene (noun), genetically (adverb)

Synonym: genetical.

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Re: Mitochondrial DNA

There are genetic diseases caused by defects carried on the mitochondrial chromosome that can have clear phenotypic consequences. http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7934627/k.3711/What_is_Mitochondrial_Disease.htm

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:23 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 148

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
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Views: 70

Gateway technology

... I understand, the gateway technology is a lab method to obtain cloning and expression vectors based on the property of phages to recombine its genetic material with bacterias. However, why do I need to perform the BP reaction, if I want to obtain an expression clone of a certain gene? Why can't ...

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by miibay
Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gateway technology
Replies: 1
Views: 407

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

... more than twice below at age 17 and nearly four-times below at age 7. Suffice it to say, the adoption studies results were influenced by many non-genetic variables, and it shouldn't be surprising that the adopted blacks still scored lower on IQ tests.

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by wildfunguy
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263491

Re: Re:

Unless you're suggesting that some "races" have better genetics than others. Allele frequencies vary between poopulations. The question is not whether there's a difference (in genetic IQ predisposition), but how large that difference is. I think ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263491
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