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Pleiotropic gene

pleiotropic gene

A gene that has multiple, apparently unrelated, phenotypic manifestations.

Synonym: polyphenic gene.

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... What Nematode genomes tell us about the importance of horizontal gene transfers in the evolutionary history of animals Definition Horizontal ... of this regulation http://jb.asm.org/content/183/6/1835.full The Pleiotropic Two-Component Regulatory System PhoP-PhoQ Here, I first discuss ...

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by scottie
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128035

Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... are eliminated, the strong survive, but, since no alteration in their genetic data takes place, no transformation of a species occurs. Despite ... may be, mutations do not produce any kind of evolution."25 The Pleiotropic Effect The most important proof that mutations lead only to damage, ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
Replies: 9
Views: 25149

The Fiber Disease

... Dysregulation of cytokine production seems to be involved in the pathogenesis of various diseases. The determination of cytokine levels is of increasing ... and mediate autocrine, paracrine, or endocrine effects that are often pleiotropic and redundant. Their molecular weight lies between 6 and ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245214

New Virus And The Origins Of Life

... complete eye. In cave fish embryos the lens starts to form, but then degenerates and the eye does not form. A team transplanted an embryonic surface-fish ... for normal development of body regions. The mutated gene results in pleiotropic effects; it alters a number of features in the head, not ...

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by David George
Fri Mar 10, 2006 6:40 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Virus And The Origins Of Life
Replies: 28
Views: 12027

Scientific Terms Found in Research Papers

... has one hydrophillic and one hydrophobic end ex.phospholipid pleiotropic - gene with multiple effects here's a tip I learned from google hacks try searching using this ...

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by mith
Fri Jul 08, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Scientific Terms Found in Research Papers
Replies: 2
Views: 4078

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