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Epistasis, Genetic

A form of gene interaction whereby the expression of one gene interferes with or masks the expression of a different gene or genes. Genes whose expression interferes with or masks the effects of other genes are said to be epistatic to the effected genes. Genes whose expression is affected (blocked or masked) are hypostatic to the interfering genes.

Year introduced: 1979

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Tree Number(s): G05.308.207

MeSH Unique ID: D004843

Entry Terms:

  • Epistases, Genetic
  • Gene-Gene Interactions, Epistatic
  • Gene Gene Interactions, Epistatic
  • Gene-Gene Interaction, Epistatic
  • Epistatic Gene-Gene Interaction
  • Epistatic Gene-Gene Interactions
  • Gene Gene Interaction, Epistatic
  • Interaction, Epistatic Gene-Gene
  • Interactions, Epistatic Gene-Gene
  • Non-Allelic Gene Interactions
  • Gene Interaction, Non-Allelic
  • Gene Interactions, Non-Allelic
  • Interaction, Non-Allelic Gene
  • Interactions, Non-Allelic Gene
  • Non Allelic Gene Interactions
  • Non-Allelic Gene Interaction
  • Genetic Epistasis
  • Genetic Epistases
  • Genes, Epistatic
  • Epistatic Gene
  • Epistatic Genes
  • Gene, Epistatic
  • Genes, Hypostatic
  • Gene, Hypostatic
  • Hypostatic Gene
  • Hypostatic Genes
  • Deviation, Epistatic
  • Interaction Deviation
  • Epistatic Deviation

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