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Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics

pp 951-1043



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I Blood Group (Ii system)

I and i are universal erythrocyte antigens that exhibit alteration during development but minimal polymorphism. The synthesis of I/i antigens results from the cooperation of glycosyltransferases on common substrates and there is not a single diagnostic immunodeterminant sugar specific for the blood type. It may be associated with autoimmune hemolytic anemias. blood types, ABO blood type, hemolytic disease, hemolytic anemia

I Element

non-viral retrotransposabl​e elements, retroposon, retrotransposon


International unit is a quantity of various vitamins, hormones, enzymes, etc. that bring about a standard response as determined by the International Conference for Unification of Formulas.


Denotes indole acetic acid. plant hormones. (see Fig. I1).
Figure I1.

Indole-3-acetic acid


infinite allele mutation model, microsatellite, minisatellite, SMM model


chloroplast import

IAP (intracisternal [within closed compartments] ...

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