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Definition of the noun Epiallele

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  1. [genetics] Any of a group of otherwise identical genes that differ in the extent of methylation

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Google previewHandbook of Epigenetics (2010)

The New Molecular and Medical Genetics by Trygve Tollefsbol

metastable epiallele (a metastable epiallele is a locus that can be epigenetically modified in a variable and reversible ...

Google previewTransgenerational Epigenetics (2014)

by Trygve Tollefsbol

An epiallele is a stable allele that can exist in more than one epigenetic state, while a metastable epiallele is less stable, is variably expressed in genetically identical individuals, and is reprogrammed during early development. Although there ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

While an epiallele can be stable in one individual, changes in the epigenetic state of that allele may occur during embryogenesis; exposure to certain environmental (and/or maternal) factors may influence specific patterns of methylation.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Günter Kahl

TCM tends to balance the non-additive methylation of both alleles, where in one potential scenario the high mC → epiallele of one parent (“high parent”) retains its methylation pattern, whereas the low parent epiallele increases its methylation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Epiallele An epigenetic allele – a form of a gene in which expression is altered by a change in an epigenetic mark rather than a change in DNA ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Ephelides: ▷freckles Ephrim: ▷EPH Epiallele: A developmentally changed allele usually without DNA alteration; it may also arise as the result of mitotic gene conversion or recombination. ▷epigenesis, ▷epimutation; Rakyan VK et al 2002 ...

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Epiallele Meaning

Video shows what epiallele means. Any of a group of otherwise identical genes that differ in the extent of methylation. Epiallele Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of E1P3I1A1L1L1E1L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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