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Homozygote

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

A homozygote is an individual with two identical alleles at a given locus within the 22 autosomal chromosomes or the paired sex chromosomes of a female (males, with two different sex chromosomes, are classified as hemizygous at the sex chromosome). Homozygosity ...

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