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backcross

[′bak‚krȯs]
(genetics)
A cross between an F1 heterozygote and an individual of P1 genotype.
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Animals from the starting congenic strain are backcrossed to background strain animals to create first-generation offspring (N1), which are then backcrossed to the background strain.
Each time, he sprayed the sunflower crossbreeds and backcrossed the most robust specimens with the original cultivated parent plants.
TACF's backcrossing method used Chinese-American hybrids produced at its research farms and backcrossed those to an entirely American parent.
1] mice were backcrossed to the parental MRL/lpr mice for nine generations to see whether or not a successful MRL/lpr mouse with a haplotype of H-[2.
A backcrossed individual would be heterozygous at some diagnostic nuclear loci and homozygous at others.
In their work, researchers backcrossed Allium galanthum to bulb onion (A.
MM) have been backcrossed to the diploid parents and the meiotic behaviour of the autoallotriploid progeny (TTM and TMM) examined (Thomas, 1995).