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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Epistasis
Definition Masking of a phenotypic trait through the action of a mutant allele. For example, albinism (absence of pigment) is epistatic to coat color genes that determine black vs. brown fur.

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last database update
10/08/2014
MGI 5.20
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