Example sentences for: penetrance

How can you use “penetrance” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Penetrance is defined as the probability of diseasegiven a particular combination of genotypes.

  • These include: low sibling relative risks due to the high population prevalence; presence of multiple genetic loci, each contributing a small portion of the sibling relative risk; incomplete penetrance of genetic loci; environmental risk factors; late age at onset; and phenocopies, i.e. disease due to purely environmental factors.

  • By 6 months of age, heterozygous mice develop tumors of the lymphoid system, colon, uterus, and adrenal medulla with very high penetrance, and tumors of the prostate and thyroid with lower penetrance.

  • The penetrance and severity of anterior and posterior segment phenotypes was strongly influenced by genetic background (Table 1).

  • For each model, unaffected individuals and individuals with serology or biopsy based diagnosis were given a penetrance function based on disease prevalence.

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