gene flow
noun Date: 1947 the passage and establishment of genes typical of one breeding population into the gene pool of another

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  • gene flow — n the passage and establishment of genes typical of one breeding population into the gene pool of another * * * the movement of genes between populations due to migration and interbreeding …   Medical dictionary

  • gene flow — gene′ flow n. bio evo changes in the frequency of alleles within a gene pool that occur as a result of interbreeding Compare genetic drift …   From formal English to slang

  • gene flow — gene flow. См. поток генов. (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.

  • gene flow — n. the passage of particular genes through a population of animals or plants as a result of cross fertilizations within the population …   English World dictionary

  • Gene flow — In population genetics, gene flow (also known as gene migration) is the transfer of alleles of genes from one population to another.Migration into or out of a population may be responsible for a marked change in allele frequencies (the proportion …   Wikipedia

  • gene flow — Ecol. the alteration of the frequencies of alleles of particular genes in a population, resulting from interbreeding with organisms from another population having different frequencies. [1945 50] * * * Introduction of genetic material (by… …   Universalium

  • gene flow — noun : the passage and establishment of genes typical of one breeding population into the gene complex of another through hybridization and backcrossing * * * Ecol. the alteration of the frequencies of alleles of particular genes in a population …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gene flow — …   Википедия

  • gene flow — The exchange of genetic factors between populations of the same species owing to dispersal of zygotes or gametes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gene flow —   Exchange of genetic factors within and between populations by interbreeding or migration …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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