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Synonyms for dominance

Synonyms for dominance

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

Synonyms for dominance

superior development of one side of the body


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the organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not

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In these cases, herbivory on hybrids may show a dominance deviation toward one or the other parent, but still be intermediate between the parents (Fritz et al.
Both studies found that dominance deviations of inbred individuals became negatively correlated with their breeding values, whereas dominance deviations and breeding values are independent in noninbred individuals by definition.
Partitioning b' component of variation into b ' b ' and b3' components dominance effects get also partitioned into direction of dominance dominance deviations attributed to the parental arrays and dominance deviations ascribable to the individual hybrids.
The component of the additive effect (a) would never be negative, whereas the signal component of the effects of dominance deviations (d) depends on the predominant direction of dominance (MATHER; JINKS, 1984).
1986b), demonstrating the presence of intralocus dominance deviations and suggesting that segregating rare recessives made an important contribution to observed patterns of genetic variance.
If this limited sample is sufficiently large, the resulting distribution of seed parent breeding values and dominance deviations will be nearly identical to the true distribution of seed parent breeding values and dominance deviations, etc.
Cheverud and Routman (1995) give equations for calculating breeding values and dominance deviations and their variances for two-locus systems with random mating and linkage equilibrium.