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heterogeneity Heterogenität
heterogeneity Verschiedenartigkeit
 
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heterogeneous definition: Made up of elements or ingredients that are not alike.
Heterogeneity definition: The quality or state of consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature.
Genetic Heterogeneity definition: The presence of apparently similar characters for which the genetic evidence indicates that different genes or different genetic mechanisms are involved in different pedigrees. In clinical settings genetic heterogeneity refers to the presence of a variety of genetic defects which cause the same disease, often due to mutations at different loci on the same gene, a finding common to many human diseases including ALZHEIMER DISEASE; CYSTIC FIBROSIS; LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE DEFICIENCY, FAMILIAL; and POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASES. (Rieger, et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
 
Publications
 

Assessing, accommodating, and interpreting the influences of heterogeneity.

T A Louis

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Jan 1991

Evaluating heterogeneity in cumulative meta-analyses

Elmer V Villanueva et al.

BMC Medical Research Methodology , 13 Jul 2004

Heterogeneity of human adipose blood flow

David G Levitt

BMC Clinical Pharmacology , 20 Jan 2007

Genetic heterogeneity and trans regulators of gene expression

Laurel A Bastone et al.

BMC Proceedings , 18 Dec 2007

Heterogeneity in multistage carcinogenesis and mixture modeling

Sandro Gsteiger et al.

Theoretical Biology & Medical Modelling , 21 Jul 2008

Molecular heterogeneity of the fragile X syndrome.

Y Nakahori et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 25 Aug 1991

The impact of population heterogeneity on risk estimation in genetic counseling

Wenlei Liu et al.

BMC Medical Genetics , 30 Jun 2004

Heterogeneity in Meta-Analyses of Genome-Wide Association Investigations

John P.A. Ioannidis et al.

PLoS ONE , 05 Sep 2007

Competing risk and heterogeneity of treatment effect in clinical trials

David M Kent et al.

Trials , 22 May 2008

Cancer stem cell heterogeneity in hereditary breast cancer

Max S Wicha

Breast Cancer Research : BCR , 2008

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