Penetrance

Ed Rybicki ed at micro.uct.ac.za
Mon Feb 7 16:30:39 EST 1994


In article <9401311600.AA28922 at net.bio.net> LYONSW at UCONNVM.bitnet (James Lyons-Weiler) writes:
>From: LYONSW at UCONNVM.bitnet (James Lyons-Weiler)
>Subject: Penetrance
>Date: 31 Jan 1994 08:00:15 -0800


>Paul G. Johnson-1 writes:

>"To: plant-biology at net.bio.net
>From: john0130 at gold.tc.umn.edu (Paul G Johnson-1)
>Subject: Penetrance?
>Sender: john0130 at gold.tc.umn.edu
>Date: Mon, 31 Jan 1994 13:39:51 GMT

>What is the general view of the term and phenomena of "penetrance?" This

>refers to differential expression of a phenotype under various
>environmental conditions or genetic backgrounds....

[stuff deleted]

I always enjoyed the definition of a virgin birth as the result of failed 
penetrance.....


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