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heterozygous

Genetics (of an organism) having different alleles for any one gene

heterozygous

[¦hed·ə·rō¦zī·gəs]
(genetics)
Of or pertaining to a heterozygote.
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After all, heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia is now recognized to be one of the most common of all inherited diseases.
Seven black SA patients, strongly suspected clinically to have FA and heterozygous for the c.
Group 0 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 (n = 18) (n = 33) (n = 51) (n = 52) -- M694V-M694V M694V-V726A M694V M680I-M680I M694V-M680I M680I V726A-V726A M694V-R761H V726A M694V-E148Q E148Q M694V-M694I R761H M694V-P369S M680I-V726A M680I-R761H Group 0: no mutation; group 1: homozygous; group 2: compound homozygous; group 3: heterozygous.
Asked at 1-year follow-up how they perceived their risk for AD, 64% of heterozygous carriers and 72% of homozygous carriers rated their risk as high or very high, a difference that was not significant.
Patient D was found to be heterozygous for one severe mutation (F508del) and one potentially damaging mutation (R117H), depending on whether the 5T allele was present.
Because the knock-in vector contained the hDAF gene at the ATG site of the GGTA1 gene, we analyzed the mRNA expression of the hDAF and GGTA1 genes by RT-PCR using total RNA isolated from knock-in heterozygous cells and control somatic cells.
Because of the lipid and cellular similarities between tendon xanthomas and atherosclerotic plaques, it is probable that heterozygous FH subjects in whom xanthomas develops could also have a higher risk of atherosclerosis [8, 9].
Heterozygous NLRP7 mutations were found in more than 13% of our patients with sporadic hydatidiform moles, associated or not with normal pregnancies.
NASDAQ: REGN ) today announced additional positive results from a Phase 2 trial of SAR236553/REGN727 (Study 1003, NTC01266876) in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (heFH).
0048 is converted to the frequency heterozygous diploid cells of the leaf, or 0.
This can be explained by the departure of the inheritance of the variant from the traditional genetic model (additional) and due to the phenomenon of heterozygous advantage /overdominance exhibited by the variant.