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of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once

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Genetic dissection of quantitative trait locus for ethanol sensitivity in long- and short-sleep mice.
Quantitative trait locus for reading disability: correction [letter].
Identification of genetic markers for initial sensitivity and rapid tolerance to ethanol-induced ataxia using quantitative trait locus analysis in BXD recombinant inbred mice.
Studies using innovative statistical or technical methods, such as quantitative trait locus (QTL) analysis or gene chip technology, are highly encouraged.
Using a variety of mouse breeding techniques and quantitative trait locus analysis, their research seeks to identify, characterize and clone the genes responsible for abnormal neurological phenotypes in mice and humans.
Identifying genes and quantitative trait locus (QTLs) in the genome, that are associated with any phenotype is like finding a needle in the haystack.
Expression quantitative trait locus (eQTL): A quantitative trait locus (QTL) that controls the expression of a candidate gene.
KEY WORDS: Genetic theory of alcohol and other drug use; genetic factors; environmental factors; behavioral phenotype; behavioral trait; quantitative trait gene (QTG); inbred animal strains; recombinant inbred (RI) mouse strains; quantitative traits; quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping; multiple cross mapping (MCM); heterogeneous stock (HS) mapping; microsatellite mapping; animal models
Scientists use a technique called quantitative trait locus, or QTL, to identify a set of genetic traits associated with increased risk for a disease or a biological characteristic.
A hidden markov model combining linkage and linkage disequilibrium information for haplotype reconstruction and quantitative trait locus fine mapping.
KEY WORDS: Genetic theory of alcohol and other drug use; genetics and heredity; behavioral phenotypes, genetic trait, quantitative traits; quantitative trait locus (QTL), QTL mapping; congenics; interval-specific congenics (ISCs); congenic strains; animal models
A genome-wide association study reveals a quantitative trait locus for age at first calving in delta/notch-like EGF repeat containing on chromosome 2 in Japanese Black cattle.
Expression quantitative trait locus (eQTL): A quantitative trait locus (QTL) that does not contain a candidate gene thought to underlie the quantitative trait but a DNA element that controls the expression of such a candidate gene.
The human POMC gene is located near the nutrient intake, serum leptin and obesity quantitative trait locus (QTL) (Hager et al.
Quantitative trait locus (QTL): A polymorphic site on a chromosome containing alleles that differentially influence the expression of a quantitative trait.
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