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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

gene′ pool`


n.
the total genetic information in the gametes of all the individuals in a population.
[1945–50]
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A 3-year-old bear Umka was also brought to Karakol zoo in the framework of the international program for conservation of the gene pool of the Tien Shan white-bears.
I am not able to contribute to that discussion, but I would like to broaden the debate to include the overdue piece of good fortune that this situation bestows on the thoroughbred gene pool.
The internet was sent abuzz last week, when 'Lion King' director Rob Minkoff and producer Don Hahn suggested that main characters Mufasa and Scar-who were perceived as brothers for years-were not from the same gene pool.
Han also revealed that they were trying to use those animal truths to underpin the story so we sort of figured Scar and Mufasa couldn't really be from the same gene pool.
According to the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, said animal is a wildlife species which is now almost endangered from its very little number in the past years but now it rose to 413 based on the latest record of Tamaraw Gene Pool in Manoot, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro.
It is believed our native insect is immune to a mite destroying hives around the world and NUI Galway scientists are urging people to help track down its gene pool so it can be used to combat the parasite.
The locus fin accounts for determinacy in most varieties with determinate growth habit, which originate from the Andean gene pool, whereas the second locus accounts for determinacy in some Michigan navy bean cultivars, which resulted from an artificial mutagenesis program (Kelly, 2001).
The gene pool on the other hand is the total number of genes for any and all characteristics in any true population.
Mr Blair wrote: "At the very time when leadership is needed, the gene pool of political leaders has shrunk.
This restricts the attractions of a political career, at exactly the time when we most need the gene pool of our politicians to be varied.
Alcoholism in Kyrgyzstan has reached menacing proportions and threatens to gene pool of population, Bubusara Ryskulova, Head of the Crisis Center "Sezim", told a press conference on July 1.
For years, the communities around the Tamaraw Gene Pool Farm, composed mostly of the Tau-Buid and Buhid indigenous groups, in Occidental Mindoro used a rickety cable footbridge to cross the river, with only wire mesh protecting the sides of the bridge.