genetic marker
noun Date: 1950 a readily recognizable genetic trait, gene, DNA segment, or gene product used for identification especially when closely linked to a trait or genetic material that is difficult to identify

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • genetic marker — n a readily recognizable genetic trait, gene, DNA segment, or gene product used for identification purposes esp. when closely linked to a trait or to genetic material that is difficult to identify called also marker * * * a segment of DNA with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • genetic marker — n. any allele or gene associated with a specific chromosome and used in genetic research, as in the identification and location of the other genes in a linkage group …   English World dictionary

  • genetic marker — genetic marker. См. генетический маркер. (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 marker — A genetic marker is a gene or DNA sequence with a known location on a chromosome that can be used to identify cells, individuals or species. It can be described as a variation (which may arise due to mutation or alteration in the genomic loci)… …   Wikipedia

  • genetic marker — genas žymeklis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vyraujantysis genas, kurio paveldėjimą nesunku nustatyti. atitikmenys: angl. genetic marker rus. ген маркер; маркерный ген …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • genetic marker — 1. any distinct inheritable indicator of identity and ancestry. 2. See HLA antigen. 3. a chromosomal landmark or allele that allows for the tracing of a specific region of DNA, as in the study of recombination. Also called marker, marker gene.… …   Universalium

  • genetic marker — genet′ic mark′er n. gen any gene or allele that is associated with a specific chromosome and can be used to identify the chromosome or to locate other genes or alleles Also called marker 5),marker gene …   From formal English to slang

  • genetic marker — A DNA sequence used to identify a particular location (locus) on a particular chromosome. See: marker gene …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • genetic marker —   Gene or DNA sequence having a known location on a chromosome and associated with a particular gene or trait …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • genetic marker — /dʒəˌnɛtɪk ˈmakə/ (say juh.netik mahkuh) noun a chromosomal identifying feature (allele) which enables a specific section of DNA to be traced, as in the study of recombination …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”