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gene pool

n.
The collective genetic information contained within a population of sexually reproducing organisms.

gene pool

n
(Genetics) the sum of all the genes in an interbreeding population

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n.
the total genetic information in the gametes of all the individuals in a population.
[1945–50]
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Anna Di Rienzo, PhD, professor of human genetics at the University of Chicago and corresponding author of the study, said that the Tibetan genome appears to arise from a mixture of two ancestral gene pools.
This shows that gene pools in all other regions of the world most probably originate from the ASY region," Savolainen says.
Thank the Lord we don't live in a medieval country like North Korea, run by nepotism and the narrowest of gene pools imaginable.
He also grew several gene pools of Kokia kauaiensis, Hibiscadelphus distans, Hibiscus brackenridgei, Abutilon menziesii, Gardenia brighami, and Caesalpinia species--to mention just a few of the more than 120 rare and endangered species that were thriving in his reserve at the time he abandoned it in 2002 to protest governmental interference.
Not only is this concept intriguing, but the potential to utilize cloning amongst near-extinct populations of wild animals to enhance limited gene pools is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Their stories, then and now, entwine as Toni V finds out what happened to Pelly D following the DNA tests that tagged people from each of the three major gene pools propagated on the planet during Colonial times.
Yet relatively few resources have been devoted to protecting the gene pools of flowering plants.
For Native Americans, a federally imposed concept of blood quantum was instead designed to deconstruct Indian identity as the gene pools presumably would become mixed, gradually legislating away indigenous claims to land and sovereign rights.
A major theme supported by farmers and peasants in Via Campesina is that the world is not for sale and certainly this includes the gene pools of the people of the world.
The Environment Agency will conduct comprehensive research into the gene pools of more than 3,000 endangered species in Japan to study the diversity of genes within species, agency officials said Monday.