sex-linked genes

sex-linked genes
Genes in the sex chromosomes, linked in heredity to the genes determining sex.

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  • primary sex-linked genes — primary sex linked genes. См. первичные сцепленные с полом гены. (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.

  • sex-linked — See sex linkage. * * * sex linked adj 1) located in a sex chromosome <a sex linked gene> 2) mediated by a sex linked gene <a sex linked character> * * * adj. describing genes (or the characteristics controlled by them) that are… …   Medical dictionary

  • sex-linked — adj. describing genes (or the characteristics controlled by them) that are carried on the sex chromosomes, usually the X chromosome. The genes for certain disorders, such as haemophilia, are carried on the X chromosome; these genes and disorders… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sex-linked — adjective technical an illness or medical condition that is sex linked is caused by the genes of only one sex and so is passed to children by parents of that sex …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sex-linked gene — a gene carried on a sex chromosome (X or Y); the term has been used synonymously with X linked gene (q.v.), because the human Y chromosome carries so few genes other than those determining maleness, but is now little used to avoid ambiguity …   Medical dictionary

  • sex-linked — adjective concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular) • Pertains to noun: ↑sex linkage …   Useful english dictionary

  • sex-linked inheritance — the pattern of inheritance shown by genes carried on a sex (X or Y) chromosome, differing for males and females. See also under gene and trait …   Medical dictionary

  • sex-linked characteristic —    A pattern of inheritance shown by genes carried on a sex chromosomes (usually the X) …   Forensic science glossary

  • Sex linkage — is the phenotypic expression of an allele that is related to the chromosomal sex of the individual. This mode of inheritance is in contrast to the inheritance of traits on autosomal chromosomes, where both sexes have the same probability of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sex differences in humans — Male and female anatomy. Note that these models have had body hair and male facial hair removed and head hair trimmed. A sex difference is a distinction of biological and/or physiological characteristics associated with either males or females of …   Wikipedia

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