hemizygosity


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hemizygosity

 [hem″e-zi-gos´ĭ-te]
the state of having only one of a pair of alleles transmitting a specific character. adj., adj hemizy´gous.

hem·i·zy·gos·i·ty

(hem'ē-zī-gos'i-tē),
The state of being hemizygous.

hemizygosity

/hemi·zy·gos·i·ty/ (-zi-gos´ĭ-te) the state of having only one of a pair of alleles transmitting a specific character.hemizy´gous

hem·i·zy·gos·i·ty

(hem'ē-zī-gos'i-tē)
The state of being hemizygous.

hemizygosity

the state of having only one of a pair of alleles transmitting a specific character.
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Hemizygosity of the region containing the G365R site resulting from a large deletion, an inversion, uniparental disomy (genomic imprinting), or a de novo mutation may explain the pedigree.
In two others, hemizygosity was suggested by the lack of heterozygosity for the [DELTA]F508 or Y1092X mutation in one parent of an apparently homozygous CF child (14,15).
Such a large DNA lesion was characterized by hemizygosity mapping based on the segregation of adjacent physically mapped microsatellite markers.