pure line

A strain in which all members are genetically nearly identical and are indistinguishable by phenotype. Usually created by repeated generations of self-fertilization or close inbreeding.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • pure line — pure line. См. чистая линия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • pure line — n. Genetics a breed or strain of animals or plants that maintains a high degree of consistency in certain characters as a result of inbreeding for generations …   English World dictionary

  • pure line — noun Etymology: translation of German reine linie : a homogeneous line of descent: as a. : a group of closely related individuals of identical genetic constitution (as the offspring of a homozygous self fertilized parent) : a line of descent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pure line — grynoji linija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Genotipiškai vienodi palikuonys, gauti iš homozigotinio savidulkio individo. atitikmenys: angl. pure line rus. чистая линия …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • pure line — Genetics. a uniform strain of organisms that is relatively pure genetically because of continued inbreeding and artificial selection. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • pure line — /pjuə ˈlaɪn/ (say pyoohuh luyn) noun a uniform strain of organisms which is relatively pure genetically because of continued inbreeding coupled with selection …   Australian English dictionary

  • pure line — a genetically uniform strain in which all members have descended by self fertilisation or close inbreeding …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pure line selection — pure line selection. См. отбор в чистых линиях. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • pure line population — Descendants through self fertilization of a single homozygous parent or highly inbred line of animals obtained by long continued inbreeding …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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