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Variation in the expression of a gene resulting from changes in its location within a chromosome or genome.
(Genetics) the effect on the phenotype of interacting genes when their relative positions on the chromosome are altered, as by inversion
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|Noun||1.||position effect - (genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome|
effet de position