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a specific gene that produces a recognizable trait and can be used in family or population studies

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Other people have asked whether the genetic markers evident in the Y chromosomes of the cohanim confer any special attributes upon the priests.
This validation of a genetic marker that helps assess risk of developing clozapine induced agranulocytosis brings us one step closer to someday alleviating the need for continuous blood monitoring for the majority of clozapine treated patients.
They also showed that individual white blood cells from the animals had the genetic marker belonging to the neural stem cells.
Celera Genomics (NYSE:CRA), an Applera Corporation business, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University and Brigham Young University, today announced a publication describing two novel genetic markers associated with an increased risk for myocardial infarction (MI), or heart attack.
The Company has previously announced it is developing a commercial genetic test for CIA risk using its newly validated research and noted that its research team continues to work on identifying and validating other genetic markers in this and other areas.
Inexpensive Test Using the P2X7 Genetic Marker Anticipated Within Two Years
Gerson will present describe the replication of a genetic marker for risk for CIA in a second, independent cohort of patients.
All of the 115 wild plants that the researchers tested carried at least one genetic marker characteristic of the commercial plants.
For the first time, researchers have identified a genetic marker that they say increases a person's risk of developing severe gum disease by as much as sixfold.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Yale University have discovered a new genetic marker that can help in predicting the risk of developing the fatal and hard to detect ovarian cancer.
Linkage studies of over 500 individuals from 60 families mapped the gene for XLA to the midportion (Xq22) of the X chromosome, cosegregating with the polymorphic genetic marker DXS 178 (87.
In 1997, Advocate writer Ted Gideonse explored potential ramifications of a definitive gay genetic marker and the possibility of fetal testing for sexual orientation.
69] genetic marker increases the risk of CBD significantly for workers who are exposed to beryllium.
A genetic marker on chromosome 11, for example, explains only 15 percent of asthma sufferers, and other candidate genes for asthma are being examined on chromosome 5, 6, 13, and 14.
People who carry this genetic marker tend to have higher tau levels at any given stage of the disease than individuals without it," says senior investigator Alison M.