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(genetics) an organism having two different alleles of a particular gene and so giving rise to varying offspring

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The results of the screening tests performed for other genetic defects showed methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase gene mutation (MTHF-R 677 CC): heterozygote positive.
However, biochemical or physiological reports about the differentiations between sRyR1 heterozygote and homozygote have been limited (Weaver et al., 2000; Shen et al., 2007).
(8,9) The De Caluwe manuscript described 19 AC heterozygotes and 5 SC compound heterozygotes in which Haitian subjects were the least represented and no prevalence data was reported.
CYP2C19 genotypes in treatment of duodenal ulcers: A Japanese heterozygote patient with recurrent ulcer responded to 60 mg LPZ/day instead of 30 mg LPZ/ day (63).
Further, we examined whether heterozygotes have enhanced bioenergetic capacities and lower FA.
The inheritance of 11 of the 14 markers did not deviate from the model of 1 heterozygote to 3 homozygotes.
A case of stress related heterozygote superiority in nature.
By analogy with sickle-cell anaemia, in which a deleterious gene is kept in the gene pool because the heterozygote is protected against malaria, Annett has argued for a heterozygote advantage of rs+/- individuals over both rs-/- and rs+/+ people.
Of these, 6 were heterozygote for H63D and one was homozygote for H63D.
A compound heterozygote HbS/[alpha]-thalassemia will have fewer symptoms than most HbS/[[beta].sup.+]-thalassemia compound heterozygotes because the:
We describe the case of a compound heterozygote in trans for Hb S/Hb City of Hope seen in a two-year old boy referred for diagnosis, who died from a septic shock a year later.
Heterozygote EMs (CYP2C19*1/*2) and mutant homozygote PMs (CYP2C19*2/*2) demonstrate 52 and 11 per cent activity of OPZ hydroxylase compared to normal homozygote EMs (CYP2C19*1/*1), thus demonstrating a gene dose effect.
Significant heterozygote deficiencies against the Hardy-Weinberg model were observed at 6 out of l0 loci.