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Marker trait

Marker trait

a trait that may be of little importance in itself but which by association, linkage, or other means facilitates the detection, anticipation, or understanding of a disease or (for genetic diseases) the localization of the causative gene on the karyotype.


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RFLP Question

... of hemoglobin. All humans being diploid, have two alleles for each trait, including hemoglobin. Picture that the following questions are based ... Terms you must include in your answer are: nucleic acid extraction, marker, gel, PCR, restriction enzyme digestion and gel electrophoresis. 2) ...

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by ramblingsloth
Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RFLP Question
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changes of allele frequency with selection

... a problem with the article of Lebowitz in Theor Appl Genet, 1987 "Trait based analysis for the detection of linkages between marker loci and quantitative trait loci in crosses between inbred lines" in a F2 population ...

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by nena77
Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:57 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: changes of allele frequency with selection
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Views: 2130

change in alle frequency with selelction

I have a problem with the articel of Lebowitz in Theor Appl Genet, 1987 Trait based analysis for the detection of linkages between marker loci and quantitative trait loci in crosses between inbred lines. in a F2 population ...

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by nena77
Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: change in alle frequency with selelction
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Views: 1901

Some MCQs

Hey there, Thanks, can you see if these ones are right? why are genetic markers useful in identifying quantitative trait loci? genetic markers can be closely linked to genes which affect phentotype genetic ...

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by biology_06er
Tue Nov 13, 2007 5:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some MCQs
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Views: 5314

Sickle Cell Anemia

I don’t think it’s a simple trait kind of thing. There are a number of different gene polymorphs that confer some ... traits is either no different or even slightly worse than having no resistance marker at all. And resistence to complications doesn’t mean that these individuals are ...

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by blcr11
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sickle Cell Anemia
Replies: 3
Views: 4907
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