phenocopy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phenotype + copy Date: 1937 a phenotypic variation that is caused by unusual environmental conditions and resembles the normal expression of a genotype other than its own

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  • phenocopy — phenocopy. См. фенокопия. (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.

  • phenocopy — [fē′nō käp΄ē] n. pl. phenocopies [ PHENO(TYPE) + COPY] Genetics an environmentally induced change in an organism that is similar to a mutation but is nonhereditary …   English World dictionary

  • Phenocopy — A phenocopy is an individual whose phenotype (generally referring to a single trait), under a particular environmental condition, is identical to the one of another individual whose phenotype is determined by the genotype. In other words the… …   Wikipedia

  • phenocopy — fenokopija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nepaveldimas organizmo fenotipo pokytis – modifikacija, pagal pasireiškimą sutampanti su kokia nors žinoma mutacija. atitikmenys: angl. phenocopy vok. Phänokopie, f rus. фенокопия,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • phenocopy — fenokopija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Morfozės, kurios yra fenotipiškai panašios į kurią nors žinomą mutaciją. atitikmenys: angl. phenocopy rus. фенокопия …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • phenocopy — An environmentally produced phenotype simulating the effect of a particular genotype …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • phenocopy — /fee neuh kop ee/, n., pl. phenocopies. Genetics. the observed result of an environmentally induced, nongenetic alteration of a phenotype to a form that resembles the expression of a known genetic mutation. [ < G Phänokopie (1935); see PHENOTYPE …   Universalium

  • phenocopy — 1. noun A variation in an organism that resembles a genetic one, but has an environmental rather than a genetic cause, and is not inherited 2. verb To copy a genetic variation through environmental manipulation …   Wiktionary

  • Phenocopy — A defect due to an environmental agent that imitates that produced by a specific gene. * * * An environmentally induced mimic of a disease that is characteristically produced by a specific gene. [G. phaino, to display, + copy] * * * phe·no·copy… …   Medical dictionary

  • phenocopy — phe·no·copy …   English syllables

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