Example sentences for: inheritance

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  • So most nicknames are the inheritance of boyhood features or facial characteristics, e.g., Chubby, Porgie, Moon, Snail, Speedy (apparently his opposite), Peg-Leg, and the like, all delineating good friends of mine.

  • Those data were compared to the inheritance patterns predicted for each type of chromosome missegregation (Figure 5).

  • The M6P/IGF2R is also mechanistically involved in the genesis of human cancer [ 6 20 21 22 23 24 ] . M6P/IGF2R loss of heterozygosity coupled with intragenic loss-of-function mutations in the remaining allele is a common event in human cancers [ 6 20 21 22 ] . Inheritance of a tandem repeat polymorphism in the 3' UTR of M6P/IGF2R furthermore predicts for enhanced susceptibility to oral cancer [ 25 ] . Moreover, tumor cell growth is inhibited when M6P/IGF2R expression is restored to normal while it is increased when gene expression is reduced [ 26 27 28 29 ] . The results of these mutational and functional studies clearly demonstrate that the M6P/IGF2R possesses the characteristics necessary to be classified as a tumor suppressor gene [ 30 ] .

  • , suppression of nonsense mutations or transport defects) inherited in a non-Mendelian fashion owing to the nonchromosomal basis of the inheritance.

  • For example, patients with schizophrenia exhibit difficulties in sensorimotor gating [ 14 ] , smooth pursuit eye-tracking [ 15 ] , set-shifting [ 16 ] , and working memory tasks [ 17 ] . Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exhibit abnormal performance in sustained attention tasks [ 18 ] and studies on autism reveal slowed covert orienting of visual spatial attention [ 19 ] . Patients with Alzheimer's disease show covert orienting deficits in visual attention tasks [ 20 ] . Interestingly, many of these disorders show familial patterns of inheritance and increased concordance in monozygotic (MZ) vs. dizygotic (DZ) twins suggesting genetic origins [ 21 ] .


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