- linked gene
- , linked marker A gene or marker that is linked to another gene or marker.
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sex-linked gene — a gene carried on a sex chromosome (X or Y); the term has been used synonymously with X linked gene (q.v.), because the human Y chromosome carries so few genes other than those determining maleness, but is now little used to avoid ambiguity … Medical dictionary
Y-linked gene — A gene on the Y chromosome. (Y linkage is analogous to X linkage (the presence of a gene on the X chromosome) in that it says a gene is on one of the sex chromosomes.) It has often been said that little is known about genes that may be Y linked.… … Medical dictionary
Y-linked gene — noun a gene located on a Y chromosome • Syn: ↑holandric gene • Hypernyms: ↑gene, ↑cistron, ↑factor … Useful english dictionary
X-linked gene — noun a gene located on an X chromosome • Hypernyms: ↑gene, ↑cistron, ↑factor … Useful english dictionary
X-linked gene — noun Any gene located on the sex chromosomes. Typically, these genes are found on the X chromosome and not on the Y chromosome … Wiktionary
X-linked gene — a gene carried on the X chromosome; it shows patterns of inheritance that differ between the sexes. See also under inheritance … Medical dictionary
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Gene — The basic biological unit of heredity. A segment of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) needed to contribute to a function. An official definition: According to the official Guidelines for Human Gene Nomenclature, a gene is defined as a DNA segment that… … Medical dictionary