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 (dĭs-ē′kwə-lĭb′rē-əm, -ĕk′wə-)
Loss or lack of stability or equilibrium.
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(Economics) a loss or absence of equilibrium, esp in an economy
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(dɪsˌi kwəˈlɪb ri əm, ˌdɪs i-)

lack of equilibrium; imbalance.
[1830–40; dis-1 + equilibrium]
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Noun1.disequilibrium - loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
imbalance, unbalance, instability - a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
equilibrium - a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
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[ˌdɪsiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm] Ndesequilibrio m
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SHEsis software, a powerful platform used for the analysis of linkage disequilibrium (LD), haplotype construction and genetic associations with polymorphic genomic loci, (20) was used to analyze the allele frequencies, genotype frequencies, LD, and to perform haplotype construction.
The coefficient (D') of pairwise linkage disequilibrium (LD), the non-random association between the SNPs was calculated using the haploview version 4*2.
Linkage disequilibrium (LD), on the other hand, existing within population could assist in determining the relationship among the SNPs which affect the economic traits, mapping the quantitative trait locus (QTL), and selecting the tagging SNP.
The exact test for linkage disequilibrium (Lewontin, 1964) (p < 0.05) was assessed using the software Arlequim version 3.5 (Excoffier & Lischer, 2010) and the presence of null alleles was tested using the software Micro-Checker (Van Oosterhout, Hutchinson, Wills, & Shipley, 2004).
Tests for linkage disequilibrium and deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (HWE) were performed using GENEPOP 4.0 (Rousset 2008).
We obtained the linkage disequilibrium estimates using data from SNP Annotation and Proxy Search, and rs1130864 was excluded from the analysis for its high linkage disequilibrium with rs1417938 ( r 2 = 0.962) [Table S1 [SUPPORTING:1]].
No significant genotypic linkage disequilibrium (LD) was found among all pairs of the 19 loci after Bonferroni's correction (P>0.0021).
The SNPStat online software was used to estimate pairwise linkage disequilibrium (LD) and haplotype frequency (https://www.snp-stats.net/snpstats).
The main aim of this study was investigation of the possibility of 21-hydroxylase deficiency in linkage disequilibrium with HLA-B51 in BD patients with manifestations suggesting androgen access.
Based on Haploview 4.2 (haplotypes are estimated using an accelerated EM algorithm), linkage disequilibrium (LD) and haplotype analysis were also conducted for all samples.
Pair-wise tests showed a strong linkage disequilibrium in between VDR rs731276 and rs1544410 (D' = 0.90, [r.sup.2] = 0.74), but not among other SNPs (Figure 1).