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genotype

 [jen″o-tīp]
1. the entire genetic constitution of an individual; also, the alleles present at one or more specific loci.
2. the type species of a genus. adj., adj genotyp´ic.

gen·o·type

(jen'ō-tīp),
1. The genetic constitution of an individual.
2. Gene combination at one specific locus or any specified combination of loci. For specific blood group genotypes, see Blood Groups Appendix.
[G. genos, birth, descent, + typos, type]

genotype

(jĕn′ə-tīp′, jē′nə-)
n.
1. The genetic makeup, as distinguished from the physical appearance, of an organism or a group of organisms.
2. The combination of alleles located on homologous chromosomes that determines a specific characteristic or trait.
3. A specific combination of alleles at one or more loci on a chromosome.

gen′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), gen′o·typ′i·cal adj.
gen′o·typ′i·cal·ly adv.

genotype

Genetics The entire genetic makeup of an organism, the type species of a genus, defined by the complement of allelic forms of each gene or genetic markers present in an organism's genome. See Gene, Genetic marker, Nucleus, Phenotype.

gen·o·type

(jē'nō-tīp)
1. The genetic constitution of an individual.
2. Gene combination at one specific locus or any specified combination of loci.
[G. genos, birth, descent, + typos, type]

genotype

1. The total genetic information contained in a cell.
2. The genetic constitution of an individual organism. Compare PHENOTYPE.

genotype

the genetic constitution of an individual, usually referring to specific CHARACTERS under consideration. Thus, the two alleles of the human albino gene can be written A and a , with three possible genotypes: a/a, A/a and A/A. See DOMINANCE (1) for the expression of the genotype in the PHENOTYPE.

genotype

The complete genetic constitution of an individual at a particular location (locus) in the genome. At many locations (loci) throughout the genome, the chromosomal DNA sequence differs subtly between individuals. Each of the various DNA sequences at one locus is called an allele: for instance, if there are three sequence variants present, then there are three alleles. Offspring inherit one homologous chromosome from each parent. Thus, a genotype comprises two alleles: the allele inherited from the father (carried on the paternal chromosome) and the allele inherited from the mother (carried on the maternal chromosome). See gene; phenotype.

gen·o·type

(jē'nō-tīp)
1. The genetic constitution of an individual.
2. Gene combination at one specific locus or any specified combination of loci.
[G. genos, birth, descent, + typos, type]
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Several statistical methodologies such as REML/BLUP can be used to assess genotype adaptability and stability.
Phenotypic data were used to estimate the genetic parameters, as well as the genotype x environment (G x E) interaction effect based on the mixed modeling, which was conducted in the Selegen-REML/BLUP software (RESENDE, 2016).
Epidemiological data from the literature suggest that central Europe is on its way to switching from the previously predominant genotype A to predominance of genotype D (22).
Allele type and related lipid contents of each carrier family showed significant (p= 0.04) increased levels of triglyceride in CC genotype compared to CG and GG genotypes.
The overall analysis of variance for grain yield showed significant effects (P <0.05) for the three sources of variation, namely, genotype, environment and genotypes x environments interaction (Table 2).
In normal and drought conditions, the genotype IUB-212 (0.81) showed low drought susceptibility as compared to other genotypes.
HCV genotype analysis was carried in SRL Lab, Mumbai using the amplicons resulting from the nested PCR using type-specific primers for the core region of the HCV genome to diagnose the genotypes 1(1a/1b),2,3 and 4.
HCV genotypes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, from the HCV RNA genotype performance panel (HCV RNA Genotype AccuTrak Qualification Panel 2400-0182, Seracare)were successfully detected and quantified by BioM HCV VL Test (Table S4), with Ct values ranging from 25 to 34, which falls in the range of detection of our kit.
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of genotype on seasonal trends in gas exchange parameters at the leaf and crown levels for loblolly pine varieties and half-sib families from the eastern portion of the loblolly pine range grown on a site in the western portion of the range (northwestern Louisiana).
With reference to genotype on a single locus, there are twenty five different parent unions possible in nuclear pedigrees, six for each of autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, X-linked dominant, X-linked recessive (6+6+6+6 = 24) and one for Y-linked inheritance pattern.