polymorphism


polymorphism
   Refers to the simultaneous occurrence in the population of genomes showing allelic variation (as seen either in alleles producing different phenotypes or, for example, in changes in DNA affecting the restriction pattern). A section of the DNA that varies greatly from person to person.

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  • polymorphism — polymorphism. См. полиморфизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • polymorphism — 1. The occurrence of allelic variation at a locus. Polymorphism in nucleotide sequences has provided powerful diagnostic tools. See: DNA diagnostics, microsatellites, restriction fragment length polymorphism 2. The occurrence of two or more forms …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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  • polymorphism — polimorfizmas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. polymorphy; polymorphism vok. Polymorphie, f; Polymorphismus, m rus. полиморфизм, m; полиморфия, f pranc. polymorphisme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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