Gene Dosage D018628

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Genetic Phenomena [G05] » Genotype » Gene Dosage

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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.   MeSH

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