Definition of pseudogene in English:
A section of a chromosome that is an imperfect copy of a functional gene.
- Four alleles were putative pseudogenes and no Pto genes could be isolated from seven individuals of different Lycopersicon species.
- We use the fact that processed pseudogenes and functional genes are subject to different nucleotide-substitution patterns.
- Gene conversion from pseudogenes is also thought to be important in polycystic kidney disease.
Definition of pseudogene in:
- US English dictionary
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