intergenic suppression


intergenic suppression
Compare intragenic suppression. The situation where a primary gene and the gene that suppresses it do not lie in the same chromosomal locus.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • suppressor mutation — a mutation that partially or completely masks phenotypic expression of another (primary) mutation but occurs at a different site from it (i.e., causes suppression); it may be intragenic or intergenic. The term is used particularly to describe a… …   Medical dictionary


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