supergene
noun Date: 1949 a group of linked genes acting as an allelic unit especially when due to the suppression of crossing-over

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  • supergene — supergene. См. суперген. (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.

  • Supergene — A supergene is a group of neighbouring genes on a chromosome which are inherited together because of close genetic linkage and are functionally related in an evolutionary sense, although they are rarely co regulated genetically. [cite journal… …   Wikipedia

  • Supergène — En géologie des gisements de minerais, ou prospection minière, un processus supergène d enrichissement peut se produire près de la surface. Le processus supergène suppose une prédominance de circulation d eau météorique concomitante avec l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • supergene — supergene1 /sooh peuhr jeen /, adj. Geol. formed by descending waters, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to hypogene). [1945 50; SUPER + gene, as in HYPOGENE] supergene2 /sooh peuhr jeen /, n. Genetics. a portion of a chromosome consisting of… …   Universalium

  • supergene — 1. noun A group of neighbouring genes on a chromosome that are inherited together because of close genetic linkage and are functionally related in an evolutionary sense. 2. adjective leached and then deposited by descending waters Ant …   Wiktionary

  • supergene — su·per·gene sü pər .jēn n a group of linked genes acting as an allelic unit esp. when due to the suppression of crossing over …   Medical dictionary

  • supergene — adj. (Geology) of a mineral deposit or enrichment formed near the surface (usually by descending waters) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supergene — su·per·gene …   English syllables

  • supergene — su•per•gene [[t]ˈsu pərˌdʒin[/t]] n. gen a portion of a chromosome consisting of linked genes that act as a single unit of inheritance • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • supergene — I. /ˈsupədʒin/ (say soohpuhjeen) adjective 1. deposited or enriched by solutions which generally move downwards, used especially of an ore deposit (opposed to hypogene). 2. of or relating to a process of deposition by these solutions. {super +… …   Australian English dictionary

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