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Locus

[Latin, Place; place where a thing is performed or done.]

For example, the locus delicti is the place where an accident or crime occurred.

locus

(low-cuss) n. Latin for "place," it means "place which" this or that occurred.

locus

noun bailiwick, demesne, emplacement, ground, locale, locality, location, place, position, region, site, situs, territory
Foreign phrases: Locus crontractus, locus criminis.The place of the crime. Locus delecti. The place of the offense. Locus partitus. A place divided. Locus reisitae. A place where something is situated.
See also: address, circuit, locality, location, position, post, purview, region, scene, scope, section, situation, situs, space, vicinity

locus

‘place’ or ‘area’.

LOCUS. The place where a thing is done.

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In both of the sample the herds of TGC under ex-situ conservation and the smallholders in the villages, in order to eliminate the errors in He value, which is the statistical measurement of genetic variation in all three loci, according to Nei (1987) was estimated to be unbiased.
Noticeable geographic clustering was observed at some of the loci, with specimens from China forming 1-2 groups at each of these loci.
tuberculosis provenientes de diferentes regiones de Venezuela (Distrito Capital, Carabobo, Delta Amacuro, Sucre, Apure y Aragua), previamente caracterizados por espoligotipaje: 352 aislados LAM, 7 Haarlem, 3 S, 25 T, 1 Beijing, 76 del ST 605 y 5 aislados unicos (16), para evaluar la capacidad del metodo MIRU-VNTR 24 loci en la designacion de los aislados dentro de su linaje correspondiente.
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The technique gains power when we test multiple STR loci in each specimen.
This study attempts to address the lack of adequate genetic loci for the genus Brevoortia generally and for Gulf Menhaden in particular.
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The results of preliminary prospective studies have largely been inconclusive regarding the clinical utility of such scores (11), and large consortia of prospective cohorts have currently been assembled to test risk score equations that incorporate the weak loci identified in recent meta-GWASs.
Based on a simulation study, I estimated that about 25 VNTR loci would be required to achieve 90% accuracy of VNTR-based phylogenetic trees.
The allele frequency distributions of 17 short tandem repeat loci and forensically important statistical parameters in the three caste populations of Andhra Pradesh, India, are shown in Tables 1, 2, and 3.
2001), which includes loci from the CYP2A, 2B, 2F, 2G, 2S, and 2T subfamilies (hereafter the CYP2A-T cluster).
The 1RS arm in this translocation carries a short terminal wheat segment containing wheat storage protein loci Gli-D1 and Glu-D3; the rye segment contains rye secalin locus See-1.