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Very few simple Mendelian morphological characters have been discovered in plants that could be used as genetic markers. Many of the identified morphological markers are mutations observed in seedlings such as albino needles, dwarfing and other aberrations.
Plasmodium vivax: polymerase chain reaction amplification artifacts limit the suitability of pvgam1 as a genetic marker. Exp Parasitol 2001; 99: 175-9.
This gene symbol has not been used for a genetic marker in red clover (Quesenberry et al., 1991).
It is unclear, however, whether this also applies to a healthy person who shows a genetic marker for a disease.
The article was "American `Adam' Left a Genetic Marker" by Boris Weinrtraub.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Women who have a certain genetic marker may be at increased risk for breast cancer, especially if they are overweight or obese, a new study suggested.
Washington, Dec 25 ( ANI ): A team of researchers has discovered a genetic marker that can accurately predict which patients will experience more severe disease in a new strain of influenza (H7N9) currently found in China.
A NEW genetic marker has been found that can identify women at risk of inherited ovarian cancer.
This has led to several lines of investigation, including a reexamination of genetic marker associations with prostate cancer biopsy results in previously collected patient cohorts.
Finding a needle in a haystack is a favorite metaphor of geneticists for describing the process of connecting a disease to a gene or genetic marker. For many years, gene hunters have used family-based linkage studies of large, multi-generational families to successfully pair hundreds of diseases (mostly rare) with underlying genes.
"Now that this genetic marker technology is broadly available, we hope it will spur more research in the area of cyst nematode resistance and benefit the United States soybean industry and soybean farmers," Reiter said.
Louis, Mo., intends to donate a single Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) genetic marker to the United Soybean Board's Technology Utilization Center to build upon the group's ongoing work on the Better Bean Initiative program.