dominant gene

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Noun1.dominant gene - gene that produces the same phenotype in the organism whether or not its allele identicaldominant gene - gene that produces the same phenotype in the organism whether or not its allele identical; "the dominant gene for brown eyes"
cistron, gene, factor - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
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White felines, unless albinos, carry a dominant gene that makes their true inherited color.
The Socialist Labor Party was committed from the start, however, to being a narrow and insignificant political sectwhich perhaps reflected a fatal and dominant gene, destined to be passed down through the ages.
Temanggung were controlled by a single dominant gene, while that in Malabar and Pangrango were controlled by two dominant genes located in at different locus with a duplicate recessive epistatic interaction.
Since the specific combining ability reflects the average performance of hybrid progenies and is outcome of dominance and dominance x dominance gene action, significance of mean squares of SCAs for above mentioned characters reflects the importance of dominant gene effects, selection of desired hybrid progeny genotypes must be made considering dominant gene effects which are pronounced and preponderant for above mentioned significant characters under study.
2] The alleged occurrence of normal carriers of the dominant gene has not been proven, as a parent with only 5% of abnormal follicles is easily passed as normal.
A dominant gene is "strong" and always dominates a "weaker" gene.
The ability to roll tongue is considered to be due to the involvement of a dominant gene (R).
Dominant gene Bdv1and Bdv2confers tolerance to BYDV in some wheat varieties that induces slow yellowing.
A simple autosomal recessive and dominant gene with incomplete penetrance have been reported to be linked with hydrocephalus in cattle.
A dominant gene masks the effects of a recessive gene, and so recessive traits are only seen when an individual inherits genes that are both recessive - this is expected to occur in one in every four offspring.
While a healthy person, having a dominant gene, can consume alcohol life-long bringing about no abnormal behavior physically or mentally, a person prone to disease will be habituated and becomes restless in a short period.
The topics include prominent machine learning and data mining methods with example applications to the medical domain, cancer prediction methodology using an enhanced artificial neural network-based classifier and dominant gene expression, a penalized fuzzy clustering algorithm with its application in magnetic resonance image segmentation, seven discretization techniques used for rule induction from data on the lazy eye vision disorder, and applying artificial intelligence in minimally invasive surgery and artificial palpitation.