Definition of Dominant gene

1. Noun. Gene that produces the same phenotype in the organism whether or not its allele identical. "The dominant gene for brown eyes"

Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene



Medical Definition of Dominant gene

1. dominance of traits

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dominant Gene

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Literary usage of Dominant gene

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1. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"... of mixed ancestry). dominant gene, with group differences in the flushing response (FF versus SF) possibly resulting from differences in expressivity. ..."

2. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"... Skewness, and Kurtosis of the Frequency of a dominant gene when n= 10~6, ... 10~4. tation rate and a high fitness retard the approach of a dominant gene ..."

3. Application of Rflp & Rapd Molecular Technologies to Plant Breeding: A ...edited by Andrew Kalinski edited by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"... Kasha,-KJ TI: Transfer of a dominant gene for powdery mildew resistance and DNA from Hordeum bulbosum into cultivated barley (H. vulgäre). ..."

4. Gene Expression in Algae and Fungi Including Yeast: Bibliography January by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (2001)
"... less frequent in the cultivar Vantage, which possesses a single dominant gene for resistance to Race 1, than in the cultivar M410 which is susceptible. ..."

5. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... less frequent in the cultivar Vantage, which possesses a single dominant gene for resistance to Race 1, than in the cultivar M410 which is susceptible. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"A dominant gene for susceptibility to early steps of cellular infection by subgroup В avian leukosis-sarcoma viruses is associated with the presence of an ..."

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