autosomal autosomal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to an autosome

Usage(s):

  • In the past 15 years, though, researchers have learned that at least 50 pairs of these so-called autosomal genes act a little differently.

News

  • Surprise finding reveals how adaptive our immune systems can be

    Studies of patients with immunodeficiencies involving single gene mutations can reveal a great deal about our immune systems, especially when actual symptoms do not accord with clinical expectations. Australian scientists acknowledge such a gap between expectation and reality in a new study, which examines people with "Autosomal Dominant Hyper IgE Syndrome."
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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