genetic marker :
- n a specific gene that produces a recognizable trait and can be used in family or population studies
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- Alzheimer's Risk Reaction
People who learn that they carry a genetic marker that increases risk for Alzheimer's disease are not likely to suffer from depression or distress than those who do not, but they are likely to handle the news by increasing efforts to reduce their risk, an ongoing study of the implications and responses to genomic testing has found.
July 17, 2013 - GenomeWeb News