complementary gene

Related to complementary gene: supplementary gene

complementary gene

n
(Genetics) one of a pair of genes, each from different loci, that together are required for the expression of a certain characteristic
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These probes were covalently conjugated to AuNPs through SAu bond and were allowed to react with complementary gene target sequence, prepared synthetically.
The superiority of the cross may be due to complementary gene action, which can be exploited in the subsequent generations.
The license granted by Broad will enable further platform development by incorporating the patented technologies and the launch of additional, complementary gene editing tools for the scientific community.
Thus, complementary gene therapy strategies are needed to improve the islet-graft survival following transplantation.
The frequency of CYP2D6 variants at the complementary gene in the subgroup of carriers of CYP2D6*5 was similar to the CYP2D6 allele frequency among unrelated Spaniard noncarriers of CYP2D6*5 (6, 8).
An overnight hybridization step allows the labeled cDNAs to find and bind to their complementary gene fragments.
Knockout mice from OmniBank have been the source of nine of the Company's 14 drug discovery programs to date, the remainder having been derived from Lexicon's complementary gene targeting technologies.
A further strategy scientists could look at for Huntingdon's disease is to put in a complementary gene that sticks to the rogue gene and stops it working.
Complementary gene interactions are, of course, well known: in Drosophila melanogaster, for instance, many mutations that are viable "by themselves" are lethal when combined, e.g., pn and Killer-of-pn (Sturtevant 1956).
Complementary gene interactions in alfalfa are greater in autotetraploids than diploids.
If diversity at marker loci reflects diversity at linked loci, this selection would increase the chance of having at least one favorable dominant allele at linked loci affecting forage yield and greater overall complementary gene interaction.
Pyramiding Co-1 with any of the Middle American genes as a complementary gene pair would be the best strategy to follow for complete protection to bean anthracnose in some areas of Central America.
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