Mendelian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Mendelian of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws "Mendelian inheritance"
    • n Mendelian a follower of Mendelism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mendelian (Biol) Behaving or being in accordance with Mendel's laws of inheritance; -- said of the distribution of inherited characteristics and of traits thus distributed.
    • Mendelian (Biol) Pert. to Mendel, or to Mendel's law; as, Mendelian inheritance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Mendelian Of or pertaining to Gregor Johann Mendel (1822–84), an Austrian naturalist and ecclesiastic, or to the theoretical interpretations of his experiments in heredity or of others of like character: as, the Mendelian law of heredity. See ancestral inheritance.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Mendel's law

Usage

In literature:

He loves the Mendelians because he hates all the big names of the eighties and nineties.
"Ann Veronica" by H. G. Wells
I am all of my past, as every protagonist of the Mendelian law must agree.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
If the accessory body is really to be regarded as bearing the factor for femaleness, then in Mendelian terms female is DD and male is DR.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
Laxton, T., close on the trail of Mendelian principle.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
So we have the three-to-one Mendelian ratio.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
But the essence of Mendelian characters is their rigidity.
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2)" by James Marchant
An illustration will probably make the Mendelian principle clear.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
This is in line with our experience in mixing of characters along Mendelian lines.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
It is an excellent example of an inherited defect due to a single Mendelian factor.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
In Mendelian language the male is homozygous, so-called "pure" as regards this character.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
Mendelian laws of heredity.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
The discovery of Mendelian elements admirably coincided with and at once gave a rationale of these facts.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
But Jim ... sometimes I think Jim is the kind of Mendelian segregation out of which we get Franklins and Edisons and their sort.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
In some of these the inheritance is clearly Mendelian.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
It was found to be a Mendelian character.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
Such differences play no part in Mendelian heredity.
"The Social Direction of Evolution" by William E. Kellicott
The potentiality for wax tips is possibly inherited according to Mendelian ratio.
"Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds" by M. Dale Arvey
This is exactly what one would expect of a Mendelian character in which several cooperating factors were involved.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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In news:

1 use mendelian randomisation analysis to investigate the relation between HDL cholesterol and coronary heart disease.
Natural selection gives no guarantee that any particular direction will be taken, and Mendelian/molecular genetics backs this up, by insisting that new variations, mutations, do not appear to needed order.
As an alternative to yellow corn, he's been developing an 85-day white corn hybrid using classic Mendelian genetics.
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In science:

In the pre-Mendelian era, there was more plasticity in phenotype - genotype mapping, gradually taking on a one-to-one basis with a decline in morphological plasticity - yet another ’robustness’ enhancing strategy (Newman and Muller 2000).
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Mendelian randomisation: Why epidemiology needs a formal language for causality.
Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision-theoretic overview
Although presented in the context of a Mendelian model and a specific example, Smith (37) is more general than Elston & Stewart (11) in that computations may be made both upwards and downwards over the pedigree structure.
1953: An unrecognized summit in human genetic linkage analysis
The use of matrices in calculating mendelian probabilities.
1953: An unrecognized summit in human genetic linkage analysis
Wright (1931) Evolution in Mendelian populations.
Evolutionary game dynamics in phenotype space
In particular, the rate of impossible inheritance patterns under Mendelian inheritance (the Mendelian error rate) is a commonly used metric.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
The popular software package PLINK has functions to calculate Mendelian error rates in trios per site or per trio.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
However, the relationship between Mendelian error rates and genotyping error rates is not straightforward, and depends on the allele frequency spectrum of the sites being considered.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
Various methods have been developed to deduce genotyping error rates from Mendelian error rates.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
Hao et al empirically measured calibration curves between Mendelian errors and genotyping errors, and Saunders et al derived an expression for Mendelian error rates in terms of genotyping error rates.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
Estimating genotyping error rates from Mendelian errors in SNP array genotypes and their impact on inference.
Inferring genotyping error rates from genotyped trios
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