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Antonyms for homozygous

having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci

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Homozygous Hb E is usually an asymptomatic condition without anaemia, or any evidence of haemolysis (1).
We believe that the only plausible design for a stem cell bank is to build the bank with stem cell lines that are specifically designed to be homozygous with regard to those alleles that are the most important to transplantation.
The advance, called co-dominant interpretation, should save breeders substantial time, labor, and money spent ensuring that promising cultivars are homozygous, or "true breeding," meaning their offspring will consistently show the same traits over many generations.
One of the chemokine receptors, CCR-5, which along with CD4 acts as co-receptor for HIV entry into macrophages, provides upon mutation a genetic restriction to HIV infection in homozygous persons and control of disease progression in heterozygous persons (5.
00005) in patients with the beta-1 389 arginine homozygous genotype, believed to be present in about 50% of the U.
Under the two-year agreement, UC Davis will produce induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from homozygous units from New York Blood Center's umbilical cord blood bank.
An analysis of data from three randomized trials testing the effects of genetic testing disclosure found that that cognitively normal adults who learned that they were homozygous for the high-risk apolipoprotein E epsilon-4 allele (APOE epsilon-4) had a spike in test-specific distress score until about 6 months after learning the results but returned to levels similar to those of heterozygous carriers, reported Dr.
About 14 percent of the PREDIMED participants were homozygous carriers, meaning they carried two copies of the gene variant and had an increased risk of disease.
Similarly, HbA1c results from homozygous variant samples of any kind (i.
Other approvals included new drugs to treat homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, several forms of leukemia, kidney cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, basal cell carcinoma, and AIDS.
Mated with the pure homozygous bull, Hicks Revolver, they believed her progeny will have real potential.
Very few individuals homozygous for the sickling gene survive to reproductive age" (Volpe, 1971: p.
This approach allows both normal and mutant alleles to be visualized and can distinguish between homozygous and heterozygous mutations.