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Heterogeneity

Heterogeneity

The condition or state of being different in kind or nature.


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mutations and dependencies

I have been sitting on this idea for a couple months, and I would appreciate some commentary. I recently learned about epistasis and genetic heterogeneity . Apparently, you can get similar phenotypic results from mutations in different genes that are part of the same biological pathway. To me, ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 14672

Re: Hair Homogeneity and heterogeneity question

I'm not sure, but I would say they are heterozygous because their hair darkens in adulthood, which means they have some genetic information (one allele) for making melanin.

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by biba56
Tue May 15, 2012 8:54 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hair Homogeneity and heterogeneity question
Replies: 3
Views: 1616

Hair Homogeneity and heterogeneity question

Hello everyone :) I have a question which I have been trying to find out for some time now. If one had blond hair from birth though only their head hair darkened by early adulthood, what genetic combination would they most likely be? I was thinking probably recessive bb or mabye Bb though I might be...

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by Montario
Sun May 13, 2012 2:22 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hair Homogeneity and heterogeneity question
Replies: 3
Views: 1616

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

... this topic: there probably are differences in intelligence between races as well as between sexes. However, since cultural factors and the heterogeneity of human populations are so immense, and since even the term "intelligence" cannot be exclusively defined, I don't think the ...

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by biohazard
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218735

Re: Mathematical Medicine.

... including models that describe cell proliferation, migration, differentiation, crypt fission, genetic instability, APC inactivation and tumour heterogeneity. We focus on the model assumptions, limitations and applications, rather than on the technical details. We also present a new stochastic ...

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by GegnianMD
Sat Jan 05, 2008 12:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Mathematical Medicine.
Replies: 6
Views: 6055
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