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Silent gap

silent gap --> auscultatory gap

The period during which korotkoff sounds indicating true systolic pressure fade away and reappear at a lower pressure point; responsible for errors made in recording falsely low systolic blood pressure, especially in hypertensive patients, of up to 25 mm hg, and avoided by pumping the cuff 30 mm Hg beyond palpable systolic pressure.

Synonym: silent gap.


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Re: Genomic Imprinting In Humans (and classical genetics)

I mean that what is different between a silent allele and not having that allele.

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by littlemonkey
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:15 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genomic Imprinting In Humans (and classical genetics)
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Genomic Imprinting In Humans (and classical genetics)

After looking Angelman and Prader-Willi syndrome up by Wikipedia, I have a question. The paternal gene is silent, which made by imprinting effects. When the offspring gets a abnormal chromosome from its father, why dose it express different phenotype ( normal one have silent ...

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by littlemonkey
Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:41 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genomic Imprinting In Humans (and classical genetics)
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Views: 340

a question needing an answer

... and the rest up until 64 were stop codons, then you would have a lot of nonsense mutations. being degenerate makes a lot of mutations silent.

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by MrMistery
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: a question needing an answer
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Views: 300

multiple choice question.

... genome evolves more rapidly than the mitochondrial genome in primates D. Transitions and transversions only occur in the nuclear genome E. The silent substitution rate is 4 to 6 times lower than the replacement rate I am not sure about this. I have read that transition occurs more often than ...

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by marikas
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: multiple choice question.
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Re: Re:

... windmills of pseudoscience (gee, how poetic!), which leads us nowhere. So unless something actually important emerges in this thread, I try to be silent and not insult you any more. Be well. what planet are you living on?,you once again refuse to enter debate despite the fact ive asked you twice ...

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by vincio
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:18 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
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