Definition of dysgenic in English:


Line breaks: dys|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈdʒɛnɪk


  • Exerting a detrimental effect on later generations through the inheritance of undesirable characteristics: dysgenic breeding
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    • 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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