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Definition of the noun Clonality

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  1. [uncountable] The condition of being a clone
  2. [countable] A measure of the ability to form clones


"Clonality" is a book by John Avise.

  • also known as "Clonality: the genetics, ecology, and evolution of sexual abstinence in vertebrate animals"

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Google previewMorphology Methods (2001)

Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques by Ricardo V. Lloyd

Aurel Perren, MD, and Paul Komminoth, MD INTRODUCTION Assessment of clonality is an important factor in differentiating reactive from neoplastic lesions. In tumors with a known genetic defect, clonal expansion can be analyzed by the ...

Google previewVegetation Ecology (2009)

by Eddy van der Maarel

Another twist with clonality is that while ramets are basically genetically identical, somatic mutations may occur in meristems Clonal fragment Point oforigin Ramet Decomposed stolon Fig.

Google previewEpigenetic Mechanisms in Cellular Reprogramming (2014)

by Alexander Meissner, Jörn Walter

Clonality is a phenomenon characteristic of proliferation and expansion of one or several founder cells, creating one (monoclonal) Epigenetic Reprogramming ...

Google previewAdvances in Parasitology (1995)

Although clonality is a parsimonious hypothesis in Giardia, the question of this parasite's population structure should not be considered as definitively settled ( nor is it settled for any species). The impact of culture selection on genotype ...

Google previewGlobal Change, Clonal Growth, and Biological Invasions by Plants (2016)

by Fei-Hai Yu, Sergio R. Roiloa, Peter Alpert

Thus, the design of our experiment actually reflects reality, and suggests that indeed enforced clonality is a useful. TABLE 3|Results of pair-wise tests of fitness characteristics for individual regeneration types and ontogenic stages: (A) Number ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek

Stem-derived clonality is generally more common and prevails among herbs and, particularly, among monocots (Fig. 1). Root-derived clonality is less common and is prevalent among dicot trees. Root-derived clonality by means of ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

A state of proliferation determined by the cell(s of origin; daughter cells arising from multiple cells–ie polyclonal are reactive in nature, while those arising from a single cell–ie monoclonal are neoplastic; determining clonality is important in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Clonality. and. Evolutionarily. Stable. Strategy. The great strength of the evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) approach is the expected end point of evolution can be identified. The ESS is ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

clonality [klo-nal' -te] the ability toform ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

But ensuring such stringent clonality is difficult because the culture conditions used to generate ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

See Clonality Popular psychology An social pact between 2 individuals to share certain responsibilities–e.g., commitment to a relationship common law partner An unmarried oppositesex partner in a domestic relationship It seems possible ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen


Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Tumor cells mostly contain integrated proviral DNA; clonality of the tumor correlates with the monoclonal or oligoclonal integration pattern of the viral genomes. HTLV-1 can be detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in peripheral ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Clonality implies the state of a cell or a substance being derived from one source or the other. Thus there are terms like polyclonalderived from many clones; oligoclonalderived from a few clones; and, monoclonalderived from one clone.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

Modern Methodologies by Michel Tibayrenc

described two other intermediate models: cryptic speciation and epidemic clonality. In the case of cryptic speciation, the species under study is subdivided into two or more biological species, each being sexual (e.g., Rhizobium meliloti; ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

The apparent clonality of many microogranisms amenable to the techniques used to estimate diversity would seem to support the perception of a vertical world. Evidence of clonal distribution is inappropriate evidence for conclusions about ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Health, Nutrition and Family Welfare (2000)

Clonality — in most cases cancer originates from a single stem cell which proliferates to form a clone of malignant cell. 2. Autonomy — growth of cancer cell is not regulated by the normal bio-chemistry and physical influences in the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Palms (2017)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

'Management and its relation to hybridization, clonality and genetic structure of the Mexican palm Brahea dulcis.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

The ecological and evolutionary consequences of clonality for plant mating. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 41, 193. Whitton, J., Sears, C.J., ...

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