Exerting a detrimental effect on later generations through the inheritance of undesirable characteristics: dysgenic breeding
More example sentences
- In the generations following a dysgenic cross, the IF invades the genome until it reaches 10-15 copies per haploid genome and is progressively repressed through an autoregulation process.
- Another fact that supports the DHPR role in the slow calcium signal is the complete absence of response in electrically stimulated myotubes derived from the dysgenic cell line.
- These dysgenic females were highly sterile due to a high level of I retrotransposition.
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