maternal inheritance
Inheritance controlled by maternal extra chromosomal determinants.

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  • maternal inheritance — Inheritance through the maternal cell line, eg. through the oocyte and eggs. Mitochondrial genes are maternally inherited and various other non Mendelian forms of inheritance may also appear as maternal inheritance …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • maternal inheritance — n matroclinous inheritance specif inheritance of characters transmitted through extranuclear elements (as mitochondrial DNA) in the cytoplasm of the egg * * * transmission of characters only from the maternal parent, as is characteristic of genes …   Medical dictionary

  • maternal inheritance — maternal inheritance. См. материнское наследование. (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.

  • maternal inheritance — motininis paveldimumas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Tiktai moteriškųjų organizmų perduodamas paveldimumas. atitikmenys: angl. maternal inheritance rus. материнское наследование …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • maternal inheritance — motininis paveldėjimas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Paveldėjimas, lemiamas citoplazmos organoiduose (mitochondrijose, plastidėse) esančių genų. atitikmenys: angl. maternal inheritance rus. материнское наследование …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • maternal inheritance — Inheritance controlled by non nuclear genes (e.g. mitochrondria, chloroplast) that are transmitted only through the female line …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • maternal inheritance — noun : matroclinous inheritance; specifically : inheritance of characters transmitted through the cytoplasm of the egg …   Useful english dictionary

  • maternal inheritance —    Describes the preferential survival in the progeny of genetic markers provided by one parent. A type of uniparental inheritance in which all progeny have the genotype and phenotype of the parent acting as the female …   Forensic science glossary

  • inheritance — /in her i teuhns/, n. 1. something that is or may be inherited; property passing at the owner s death to the heir or those entitled to succeed; legacy. 2. the genetic characters transmitted from parent to offspring, taken collectively. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Maternal effect — This article concerns the legitimate scientific concept of genes that are expressed only when carried by the female parent. It is not to be confused with the generally discredited theory of maternal impression. A maternal effect is a situation… …   Wikipedia

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