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homozygous

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

homozygous

[‚hō·mə′zī·gəs]
(genetics)
Of or pertaining to a homozygote.
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Letter From Question Representation Definition Purple is dominant P Allele for purple flowers White is recessive p Allele for white flowers Dominant homozygous PP Genotype for purple gametes (P) purple flowers Recessive homozygous pp Genotype for white gametes (p) white flowers Table 2.
Our study showed a higher frequency of JAK2 V617F mutation in homozygous state in patients with PV (82%) and ET (71%) than that reported from the West (PV, 25-30; ET, 2%) (5-7).
Early detection of homozygous S newborns permits the application of broadly recognized integral programs in health services, vaccines, monitoring, and education for children and their parents (2), diminishing the incidence of infection and associated mortailty (16).
Comparing the greenhouse inoculation trial with the molecular data, a total of 23 of 27 plants homozygous for the resistant marker allele were below the 12% (629 eggs/gram of root) average of the Florunner resistance rating.
Patients presenting with equivocal results may prove problematic in differentiating a diagnosis of homozygous Hb E from one of compound heterozygosity for Hb E and ?
In homozygous [beta]-thalassemia, the excess [alpha]-chains precipitate in the red blood cell precursors causing membrane damage, red cell destruction, ineffective erythropoiesis, and consequently anemia.
2]-derived NILs represented all the possible combinations of PI 229358 homozygous alleles at the resistance QTLs on LGs M, H, and G (Table 1).
People with homozygous mutations that cause partial loss of function may not be detected when, under conditions of high iodide intake, full preservation of iodide concentrating function is not required to achieve normal hormone synthesis.
IGENITY DoubleBLACK[TM] Confirms homozygous black genotype--adding value to breeding decisions and cattle marketing.
We utilize the FLP-FRT technology to generate and select for homozygous mutant germline clones within heterozygotes.
Now, an advance by ARS scientists in Prosser, Washington, could make MAS even more useful by enabling it to do what it often couldn't before: distinguish homozygous from heterozygous plants.
To test the validity of this paradigm, Collman's lab performed a series of experiments using CCR5-deficient macrophages from individuals homozygous for the CCR5[DELTA]32 polymorphism.