multigenic


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multigenic

(ˌmʌltɪˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
1. (Genetics) controlled by several genes; polygenic
2. (Genetics) of or relating to a group of genes with similar nucleotide sequences (multigenes)
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Contract notice: Framework agreement for the selection of providers for the provision of the multigenic test service for localized breast cancer patients for the prognostic and therapeutic predictive assessment
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Salt tolerance trait is multigenic in nature but transgenic cultivars developed are in most cases have a single transgene and improvement in salt tolerance is shown in terms of seed germination, plant survival, significant biomass production and osmolytes synthesis when experiments were conducted under controlled conditions (Ashraf and Akram 2009).
34) A strong association with Cowden syndrome, an autosomal dominant, multigenic group of germ line mutations, is now recognized.
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Genetic constitution of multigenic traits in F2 populations of intra-hirsutum crosses.
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