inversion heterozygote

inversion heterozygote

[in′vər·zhən ‚hed·ə·rə′zī‚gōt]
(genetics)
A diploid organism in which one member of a pair of homologous chromosomes has an inverted gene sequence and the other has the normal gene sequence.
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Inversion polymorphism in a Connecticut river Axarus species (Diptera: Chironomidae): biometric effects of a triple inversion heterozygote.
There is no phenotypic effect in the majority of pericentric inversion heterozygote carriers with balanced rearrangement.
If the inverted region is large enough, the homologous chromosomes in an inversion heterozygote pair gene by gene and form a loop configuration that can be observed at pachytene.
1977b, 1983) demonstrated conclusively that high temperatures increased meiotic aberrations in soybean inversion heterozygotes.
New inversions and qualitative description of inversion heterozygotes in natural populations of Drosophila willistoni inhabiting two different regions in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Diakinetic nuclei were examined for the frequency of chiasmata (bivalent/trivalent formation) and for frequency and incidence of crossing over within the inverted region of pericentric inversion heterozygotes.
Several studies in vertebrates have documented similar phenomenon in inversion heterozygotes (Thorneycroft [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] 1975; Shields 1976; Ashley et al.