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clone

noun a carbon copy created by genetic engiieering, a copy created by genetic engineering, a double created by genetic engineering, a facsimile created through genetic engineering, an exact copy created through genetic engineering, duplication created by geeetic engineering, production of a copy, production of a copy through genetic engineering, production of multiple identical copies, propagation asexually, propagation from a clone cell, replication created by genetic engineering, replication through genetic engineering, reproduction asexually
Associated concepts: bioethics, computer clone, embryo splitting, human clone
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The var genes are clonally The vir genes are not expressed expressed in natural infections.
The observation that, in lymphoid malignancies, the abnormal cells have the immunoglobulin genes or the T-cell receptor genes clonally rearranged has led to the development of molecular tests that investigate the rearrangement status of these genes.
Mongkolrattanothai K, Boyle S, Kahana MD, et al (2003), Severe Staphylococcus aureus infections caused by clonally related community-acquired methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant isolates.
The immortalized human neural stem cell can be grown for over 60 cell-doublings and is clonally expandable (that is starting from one cell).
Second, the fixation of different alleles between the two species may be confounded by recombination, resulting in longer evolutionary timeframes for lineage assortment to occur than what would be expected for mtDNA, which is typically nonrecombinant and clonally inherited.
They also contribute to the protection of intellectual property and allow the certification of clonally propagated varieties [4].
Note that population size estimates are only approximate since Ailanthus can propagate clonally (Kowarik 1995) and so in several instances it was unclear what was a ramet versus a genet.
Fine structure of clonally propagated in vitro life stages of a Perkinsus sp.
Promotion is the process by which an initiated cell expands clonally into a visible, benign tumor (Barrett 1993).
A genet is the whole plant that has arisen from a seed; a ramet is a clonally produced part of a plant with its own roots and potentially independent existence.
DNA-Based Identification of Clonally Propagated Cultivars (Hilde Nybom and Kurt Weising).
To this end, we will investigate both clonally stable and dynamic random monoallelic expression across a large number of cell types, including cells from embryonic and adult stages.