balanced polymorphism

balanced polymorphism
Two or more phenotypes maintained in the same breeding population.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • balanced polymorphism — balanced polymorphism. См. морфизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • balanced polymorphism — A polymorphism maintained in the same breeding population by a selective superiority of the heterozygotes over either type of homozygotes; see transient polymorphism …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • balanced polymorphism — a state of equilibrium in which a genetic polymorphism is maintained by a balance between mutation and selection, heterozygotes for the locus having an advantage over either homozygote …   Medical dictionary

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  • Polymorphism — A variation in the DNA that is too common to be due merely to new mutation. A polymorphism must have a frequency of at least 1% in the population. Examples of polymorphisms include the genes for sickle cell disease, thalassemia and G6PD… …   Medical dictionary

  • морфизм — balanced polymorphism, morphism сбалансированный полиморфизм, морфизм. Oтносительно стабильный (сохраняющийся на протяжении значительного числа генераций) внутрипопуляционный полиморфизм <polymorphism>, существующий вследствие адаптивных… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • Balancing selection — refers to forms of natural selection which work to maintain genetic polymorphisms (or multiple alleles) within a population. Balancing selection is in contrast to directional selection which favors a single allele. A balanced polymorphism is a… …   Wikipedia

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