position effect


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position effect

n.
Variation in the expression of a gene resulting from changes in its location within a chromosome or genome.

position effect

n
(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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Noun1.position effect - (genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
consequence, effect, result, upshot, outcome, event, issue - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
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effet de position
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POSITION EFFECT (PE): The tendency of scores in a test of psi to vary systematically according to the location of the trial on the record sheet.
Although the effect of item order or item position effect has been investigated to a relatively large extent (Hahne, 2008; Hohensinn, et al.
Studies have shown generality of the serial position effect across human and nonhuman species (Wright, 2007), stimulus dimensions (Knoedler, Hellwig, & Neath, 1999) and differential list lengths (Wright & Rivera, 1997).
The position effect is also a challenging problem that has recently been the focus of several researchers [14-16].
According to similarity degree between position effect and pixel value to generate two different weight tables, a bilateral filter considers these two weights during calculating center pixel to make bilateral low-pass filter.
The position effect can be considered the systematic part of the pattern of variation within runs, and the interaction a random part of this pattern (varies between runs).
Thus, the abnormal phenotypes are the consequences of the gene disruption, position effect or deletion at one of the break points resulting in haploinsufficiency of critical X linked genes.
The relation of the uterine vasculature to fetal growth and the intrauterine position effect in rats.
One of the most influential factors is the so-called serial position effect, since radio ads are always presented as part of an advertising block.
It was the first study addressing the position effect of elderly patients during spinal anaesthesia with isobaric bupivacaine in Pakistani population, and covered several bases like sensory and motor blockade as well as haemodynamic stability.