the study of the gene frequency of a species in relation to its population distribution within a particular environment
- Gene doping
noun 1. a form of drug abuse in sport in which genetic material is injected into muscle to enhance performance or stimulate muscle growth
- Gene dosage compensation
gene dosage compensation n. The putative mechanism that adjusts the X-linked phenotypes of males and females to compensate for the haploid state in males and the diploid state in females.
noun, Ecology. 1. the alteration of the frequencies of alleles of particular genes in a population, resulting from interbreeding with organisms from another population having different frequencies. noun 1. the movement and exchange of genes between interbreeding populations
noun 1. the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population. noun 1. the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population