Genetic Homeostasis. by I. Michael Lerner

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Originally published, Edinburgh and London: Oliver and Boyd, 1954.

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The property of a population to maintain its genetic composition and resist changes in gene frequencies by phenotypic regulation under variable environmental conditions. homeostasis, canalization, artificial selection; Lerner IM Genetic Homeostasis, Wiley, New York.

This book is of greater interest to the specialist geneticist than to the practical breeder. To a large extent it deals with heterosis and the importance of the heterozygote.

Reasons for the superiority of heterozygotes are discussed and the evidence detailed. The term " homeostasis " refers to the property of a population which enables it to resist change and return to a mean value. genetic homeostasis. Quick Reference. The tendency of a population to equilibrate its genetic composition and to resist sudden changes.

From: genetic homeostasis in A Dictionary of Genetics» Subjects: Science and technology. In his book Genetic Homeostasis,Lerner () developed the thesis that some Mendelian populations, by the action of natural selection, acquire a high level of obligate heterozygosity at loci in polygenic systems, which become important genetic mechanisms for developmental homeostasis.

Other articles where Genetic homeostasis is discussed: evolution: Stabilizing selection: attribute of populations is called genetic homeostasis. Genetic homeostasis. New York, Dover Publications [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: I Michael Lerner.

Contributions from international experts discuss the biochemical and genetic components of protein homeostasis disorders, the mechanisms by which genetic variants may cause loss-of-function and gain-of-toxic-function, and how natural ligands can restore protein function and homeostasis in genetic diseases.

Maintaining homeostasis requires that the body continuously monitor its internal conditions. From body temperature to blood pressure to levels of certain nutrients, each physiological condition has a particular set point.

A set point is the physiological value around which the normal range fluctuates. Genetic homeostasis has generally been defined by behavior geneticsts as the reduced variability of the F1 hybrid of two inbred Genetic Homeostasis.

book. Alternative definitions and statistical analyses of homeostasis are given, emphasizing the distinction between genetic homeostasis and developmental homeostasis.

A survey of recent behavioral data provides considerable evidence of homeostasis. The "glucose homeostasis" model is described by insulin sensitivity, glucose effectiveness, acute insulin response to glucose, and disposition index (DI). Relatively little is known about the genetic basis of glucose homeostasis phenotypes or their relationship to risk of diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $Reviews: 5. The book is organized into five sections that each emphasize a particular theme, general background to bone biology, general background to genetics and epigenetics, disorders of bone and joint, parathyroid and related disorders, and vitamin D and renal disorders.

Robert G.B. Reid, in his book Evolutionary Theory—the unfinished synthesis, pointed out the paradoxical relationship between homeostasis and evolution, though he failed to invoke the needed developmental dimension.

Biologists make a systematic error in describing the different phases of the life cycle without considering the mechanistic interrelationships between them, which must.

Lerner, I.M., U.S. population geneticist, Lerner homeostasis - the restorative mechanisms that tend to correct perturbations in the genetic composition of a population. Synonym (s): genetic homeostasis.

Medical Eponyms © Farlex Book description This book identifies and analyzes the genetic basis of bone disorders in humans and demonstrates the utility of mouse models in furthering the knowledge of mechanisms and evaluatio read full description.

Start by marking “Biology: Science of Life, Cell Theory, Evolution, Genetics, Homeostasis and Energy (Origin of Species, Cell Function, Biology Essentials, Biology Life Biology, Life Cycle, Biology History)” as Want to Read:4/5(2). To compare genetic homeostatic effects between old maize lines and new maize lines to determine if selection of newer lines has included homeostasis.

To estimate genetic homeostasis in the maize inbred lines and in each of their Fl, F2, and BC generations to determine the transmission of the homeostatic effects across the generations. Homeostasis, any self-regulating process by which biological systems tend to maintain stability. The stability attained represents a dynamic equilibrium, in which continuous change occurs yet relatively uniform conditions prevail.

Learn more about the characteristics and functions of homeostasis. Genetic and molecular approaches have revealed several genes involved in Pi transport, homeostasis and adaptive responses in plants.

Among the regulatory genes for Pi homeostasis, PHOSPHATE STARVATION RESPONSE1 (PHR1) is a MYB transcription factor which acts in the Pi starvation signaling pathway by regulating a group of Pi starvation.

Homeostasis: Thermoregulation. Body temperature affects body activities. Generally, as body temperature rises, enzyme activity rises as well. For every ten degree centigrade rise in temperature, enzyme activity doubles, up to a point. Autism spectrum disorders span a wide range of language and cognitive abilities throughout the lifespan.

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Homeostasis. The health of an organism is influenced by external and internal changes that may lead to the loss of homeostasis. Under healthy conditions organisms compensate these changes. If compensation fails disease ensues. Attention will be paid to lifestyle, environmental changes, genetic makeup and health system.

It will be answered how lifestyle, environment, genetic makeup and social. regulation of S homeostasis at the genetic lev el in plants has also. been gradually revealed. This r egulation includes the modula-tion of sulfate acquisition and distribution.

The literature provides three explanations of the way in which genetic homeostasis functions. An attempt was made to determine which of these was applicable to the changes which occurred when selection for geotaxis was relaxed in certain strains of Drosophila strains, for which selection stopped, were divided into two parts and generations were advanced in two environments.

In biology, homeostasis is the state of steady internal, physical, and chemical conditions maintained by living systems. This is the condition of optimal functioning for the organism and includes many variables, such as body temperature and fluid balance, being kept within certain pre-set limits (homeostatic range).Other variables include the pH of extracellular fluid, the concentrations of.

Some of the functions you will learn about in this book are not specifically about homeostasis (e.g. how muscles contract), but in order for all bodily processes to function there must be a suitable internal environment. Homeostasis is, therefore, a fitting framework for the introductory study of physiology.

Medical: Because of genetic. Synopsis The new edition of this introductory text includes current examples, ideas, and discoveries in areas including nutrition, heart health, immunology, cancer, genetics, genetic engineering, and environmental issues. Emphasizing homeostasis, coverage includes basic biological and chemical Reviews: 4.

Cells undergo homeostasis to maintain the ideal levels, but, when homeostasis is interrupted, your body may correct or worsen the problem based on certain influences. In addition to inherited (genetic) influences, there are external influences that are based on lifestyle choices and environmental exposure.

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be kept the same constantly. Maintaining a stable internal condition is crucial to any form of a living ent physiological strategies are employed to maintain the proper functioning of a system in spite of the external environment’s dynamicity.

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Physiological Homeostasis: The Homeostasis of the Moment Genetic Homeostasis: The Past Developmental Homeostasis: The Lifetime Sociocultural Homeostasis Homeostatic InteractionsV. DESCENT WITH MODIFICATION: GENETIC VARIATION What is a Gene. The Paths of Gene Action Whatever Is, Is Variable The Semantics of.

OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to investigate whether the effects of common genetic variants associated with fasting glucose in adults are detectable in healthy children.

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Single nucleotide polymorphisms in MTNR1B (rs), G6PC2 (rs), and GCK (rs) were genotyped in 2, healthy European children aged 9–11 and 14–16 years. The identification of genetic disorders of copper metabolism leading to severe copper toxicity (i.e., Wilson disease) has spurred research into the molecular genetics and biology of copper homeostasis (for further information, refer to the following section on copper genetic diseases).

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It will act just like a Vanilla Bed, requiring two blocks of space and only allowing the player to sleep at night. Genetics is a branch of biology concerned with the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms. Though heredity had been observed for millennia, Gregor Mendel, a scientist and Augustinian friar working in the 19th century, was the first to study genetics scientifically.

Mendel studied "trait inheritance", patterns in the way traits are handed down from parents to g: Homeostasis. Homeostasis is a dynamic equilibrium that is maintained in body tissues and organs.

It is dynamic because it is constantly adjusting to the changes that the systems encounter. It is an equilibrium because body functions are kept within a normal range, with some fluctuations around a set point.Physiological Homeostasis: The Homeostasis of the Moment Genetic Homeostasis: The Past Developmental Homeostasis: The Lifetime Sociocultural Homeostasis Homeostatic InteractionsV.

DESCENT WITH MODIFICATION: GENETIC VARIATION What is a Gene? The Paths of Gene Action Whatever Is, Is Variable The Semantics of.This book focuses on the significance and implications of alternating calcium levels on a plant cell’s physiological, biochemical and developmental processes.

It includes discussion of the mechanisms and how to ensure calcium homeostasis in plants.

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