macromutation
n. [Gr. makros, large; mutare, to change]
Theory of instantaneous evolution of new taxa by a mutation that establishes reproductive isolation at once.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • macromutation — macromutation. См. комплексная мутация. (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.

  • macromutation — ● macromutation nom féminin Mutation affectant de larges portions d un chromosome, responsable de certaines aberrations chromosomiques. (Par opposition à micromutation.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Macromutation — Most biologists believe that adaptation occurs through the accumulation of small changes, such as the slight differences between parents and their children, some of which can result from mutations. However, an alternative that has been suggested… …   Wikipedia

  • macromutation — didžioji mutacija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Mutacija, kurios metu labai pakinta genetinė medžiaga ir organizmo požymių išraiška. atitikmenys: angl. large scale mutation; macromutation rus. крупная мутация; макромутация ryšiai:… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • macromutation — /mak roh myooh tay sheuhn/, n. Genetics. a mutation that has a profound effect on the resulting organism, as a change in a regulatory gene that controls the expression of many structural genes. [MACRO + MUTATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • macromutation — mac·ro·mu·ta·tion myü tā shən n complex mutation involving concurrent alteration of numerous characters …   Medical dictionary

  • macromutation — mac·ro·mutation …   English syllables

  • macromutation — mac•ro•mu•ta•tion [[t]ˌmæk roʊ myuˈteɪ ʃən[/t]] n. gen a mutation that results in a profound change in an organism, as a change in a regulatory gene that controls the expression of many structural genes …   From formal English to slang

  • macromutation — …   Useful english dictionary

  • комплексная мутация — macromutation, complex mutation макромутация, комплексная мутация. Крупное изменение генетического материала (мутации структурных генов, изменения количества избыточной ДНК, хромосомные перестройки и др.), лежащие в основе импульсной… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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