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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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genetic

) A diploid cell contains three pairs of homologous chromosomes designated C1 and C2, M1 and M2, and S1 and S2. No crossing over occurs. a. What combination(s) of chromosomes are possible in daughter cells following mitosis? b. What combination(s) of chromosomes are possible in haploid cells followi...

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by lachatausa
Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:55 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Hyperadrenergic POTS

... can be used. Peripheral beta-adrenergic blockade may be better tolerated by these patients than by those with neuropathic POTS. A specific genetic abnormality has been identified in a kindred with hyperadrenergic POTS. These individuals have a single point mutation in the norepinephrine ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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Views: 49

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

Apparently the genetic influences on IQ are at least as strong as the environmental influences, but this psychologytoday article's mention of genetic "multipliers" challenged my previous understanding of genetic influences ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218773

Re: Re:

... black American IQ debunks your entire worldview. Good point that I would like to add to! The average IQ should be affected by environment and genetics, and the international variations in IQ should reveal how strongly environment affects these averages. The more variation that is associated ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218773

Meiosis prophase I crossover

“Chromosomal crossover (or crossing over) is the exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes that results in recombinant chromosomes.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromosomal_crossover Question: Due to the multiple layers of winding, how ...

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by gs99
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:23 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Meiosis prophase I crossover
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Views: 77
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