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Suppression, Genetic

Mutation process that restores the wild-type PHENOTYPE in an organism possessing a mutationally altered GENOTYPE. The second "suppressor" mutation may be on a different gene, on the same gene but located at a distance from the site of the primary mutation, or in extrachromosomal genes (EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE).

Year introduced: 1980

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.835, G05.558.835

MeSH Unique ID: D013489

Entry Terms:

  • Genetic Suppression
  • Genetic Suppressions
  • Suppressions, Genetic
  • Suppressor Mutation
  • Mutation, Suppressor
  • Mutations, Suppressor
  • Suppressor Mutations

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