Sunday 23 November 2003
Definition: The phenotype is the appearance of an organism with respect to a particular character or group of characters (physical, biochemical, and physiologic). It is a result of the interaction of its genotype and its environment. This term is often used to define the consequences of a paticular mutation.
standardized phenotyping protocols
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Kell DB. Genotype-phenotype mapping: genes as computer programs. Trends Genet. 2002 Nov;18(11):555-9. PMID: #12414184#