marker gene
Genetic marker; gene of known position and conspicuous in its action.

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  • marker gene — marker gene. См. маркерный ген. (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.

  • Marker gene — A marker gene is a gene used in molecular biology to determine if a nucleic acid sequence has been successfully inserted into an organism s DNA. There are two types of marker genes: a selectable marker and a marker for screening. Selectable… …   Wikipedia

  • Marker gene — A detectable genetic trait or segment of DNA that can be identified and tracked. A marker gene can serve as a flag for another gene, sometimes called the target gene. A marker gene must be on the same chromosome as the target gene and near enough …   Medical dictionary

  • marker gene — Gene that confers some readily detectable phenotype on cells carrying the gene, either in culture, or in transgenic or chimeric organisms. Gene could be an enzymic reporter gene, a selectable marker conferring antibiotic resistance, or a cell… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • marker gene — noun : a gene that serves as a genetic marker * * * Genetics. See genetic marker …   Useful english dictionary

  • marker gene — mark′er gene n. gen genetic marker …   From formal English to slang

  • marker gene — A gene of known function or known location, used for marker assisted selection or genetic studies …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • marker gene — Genetics. See genetic marker. * * * …   Universalium

  • marker gene — noun A gene with a known location in a chromosome; used to track the insertion of DNA into organisms …   Wiktionary

  • chimeric selectable marker gene — A gene that is constructed from parts of two or more different genes and allows the host cell to survive under conditions where it would otherwise die …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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