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Genetics Terminology Question

  1. Dec 14, 2003 #1
    Sadly enough, I have never seen a delta symbol in front of a printed genotype. Does this mean anymore than the obvious (obvious being some given changed, unstated, to the genotype)?
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  3. Dec 14, 2003 #2
    Delta should mean change.

  4. Dec 14, 2003 #3


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    Capital Greek delta is used to designate a deletions of an entire single gene or a large portion of it and it prefix the gene name.
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2003
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