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additive gene effects
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Gene action which is the result of genes acting independently of genetic background so that each gene has an equal ability to be expressed and makes an independent contribution to the expression of the trait.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Scope Note
Use for gene action which is the result of genes acting independently of genetic background; for the biologic response to exposure to multiple substances USE additive effect.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4054
Used For
additive gene action
Broader Term
quantitative genetics
Related Term
additive effect
genetic merit
Spanish
efectos genéticos aditivos
Term Number
4054