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Hemizygote

Definition noun, plural: hemizygotes A diploid cell or organism in which there is only one allele present for a particular... Read More

When Two Mutants Collide: How Genetic Disorders Can Be Partially Rescued In Compound Heterozygotes

In recessive disorders, such as the three clinically distinct disorders trichothiodystrophy (TTD), xeroderma pigmentosum... Read More

Hemizygous

Definition adjective (1) Characterized by having one or more genes without allelic counterparts. (2) Pertaining to a diploid... Read More

Zygosity

Definition noun (genetics) The degree of similarity or the dissimilarity of the DNA sequences in specific coding segments,... Read More