hemizygote


hemizygote
Nucleus, cell or organism that has only one of a normally diploid set of genes. In mammals the male is hemizygous for the X chromosome.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • hemizygote — hemizigota statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Organizmas arba ląstelė, turintys tik vieną geną iš alelinių genų poros. atitikmenys: angl. hemizygote rus. гемизигота …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • hemizygote — hemizygous /hem i zuy geuhs/, adj. /hem i zuy goht, zig oht/, n. Genetics. an individual having only one of a given pair of genes. [1930 35; HEMI + ZYGOTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemizygote — noun A hemizygous individual …   Wiktionary

  • hemizygote — An individual hemizygous with respect to one or more specified loci; e.g., a normal male is a h. with respect to the gene for all X linked or Y linked genes in his genome. [hemi + G. zygotos, yoked] * * * hemi·zy·gote zī .gōt n one that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemizygote — n. individual which has only one gene out of a pair (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemizygote — hemi·zygote …   English syllables

  • hemizygote — “+ noun Etymology: hemi (I) + zygote : one that is hemizygous * * * hemizygous /hem i zuy geuhs/, adj. /hem i zuy goht, zig oht/, n. Genetics. an individual having only one of a given pair of genes. [1930 35; HEMI + ZYGOTE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zygosity — refers to the genetic condition of a zygote. In genetics, zygosity describes the similarity or dissimilarity of DNA between homologous chromosomes at a specific allelic position or gene. The terms homozygous, heterozygous and hemizygous are used… …   Wikipedia

  • Xg antigen system — The XG antigen is a red blood cell surface antigen discovered in 1962.cite journal |author=Tippett P, Ellis NA |title=The Xg blood group system: a review |journal=Transfus Med Rev |volume=12 |issue=4 |pages=233–57 |year=1998 |month=October… …   Wikipedia


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