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Heterozygote

  • By: Bimal P. Chaudhari
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

An individual is heterozygous at a given locus if he has different alleles on both homologous chromosomes within the 22 autosomal chromosomes or the paired sex chromosomes of a female (males, with two different sex chromosomes, are classified as hemizygous at ...

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