Paternal Copies

Some articles on paternal copies, copies:

Prader–Willi Syndrome - Genetics
... PWS is caused by the deletion of the paternal copies of the imprinted SNRPN and necdin genes along with clusters of snoRNAs SNORD64, SNORD107, SNORD108 and two copies of SNORD109, 29 copies of SNORD116 (HBII-85 ... Due to imprinting, the maternally inherited copies of these genes are virtually silent, only the paternal copies of the genes are expressed ... PWS results from the loss of paternal copies of this region ...

Famous quotes containing the words copies and/or paternal:

    Not infrequently, we encounter copies of important human beings; and here, too, as in the case of paintings, most people prefer the copies to the originals.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    My paternal grandmother would not light a fire on the Sabbath and piled all Sunday’s washing-up in a bucket, to be dealt with on Monday morning, because the Sabbath was a day of rest—a practice that made my paternal grandfather, the village atheist, as mad as fire. Nevertheless, he willed five quid to the minister, just to be on the safe side.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)