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Gene Dosage

The number of copies of a given gene present in the cell of an organism. An increase in gene dosage (by GENE DUPLICATION for example) can result in higher levels of gene product formation. GENE DOSAGE COMPENSATION mechanisms result in adjustments to the level GENE EXPRESSION when there are changes or differences in gene dosage.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): G05.380.350

MeSH Unique ID: D018628

Entry Terms:

  • Dosage, Gene
  • Dosages, Gene
  • Gene Dosages
  • Gene Copy Number
  • Copy Number, Gene
  • Copy Numbers, Gene
  • Gene Copy Numbers
  • Number, Gene Copy
  • Numbers, Gene Copy

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