genetic load
noun Date: 1965 the decrease in fitness of the average individual in a population relative to the fittest genotype due to the presence of deleterious genes in the gene pool

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  • genetic load — genetic load. См. генетический груз. (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.

  • genetic load — n the decrease in fitness of the average individual in a population due to the presence of deleterious genes or genotypes in the gene pool * * * 1. the sum of the deleterious genes in a genome. 2. the relative difference between the mean fitness… …   Medical dictionary

  • Genetic load — In population genetics, genetic load or genetic burden is a measure of the cost of lost alleles due to selection (selectional load) or mutation (mutational load). It is a value in the range 0 < L < 1, where 0 represents no load. The concept …   Wikipedia

  • genetic load — genetinis krūvis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Individo, populiacijos ar rūšies žūtį sukeliančių ir kitų neigiamų mutacijų visuma, homozigotinėje būklėje lemianti individo žūtį ar gyvybingumo sumažėjimą. atitikmenys: angl. genetic… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • genetic load — (= genetic burden) In general terms the decrease in fitness of a population (as a result of selection acting on phenotypes) due to deleterious mutations in the population gene pool. More specifically, the average number of recessive lethal… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • genetic load — genet′ic load′ n. gen bio the extent to which a population deviates from the theoretically fittest genetic constitution • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • genetic load — the extent to which a population deviates from the theoretically fittest genetic constitution. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • genetic load — noun : the decrease in fitness of the average individual in a population relative to the fittest genotype due to the presence of deleterious genes in the gene pool …   Useful english dictionary

  • Load — may refer to:*Structural load, forces which are applied to a structure *Cargo, Freight, or Lading *The load of a mutual fund (see Mutual fund fees and expenses) *The load of an insurance contract, defined as the percent increase of the expected… …   Wikipedia

  • genetic burden — genetic burden. genetic load (cм.). (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.

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