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homozygosity

 [ho″mo-zi-gos´ĭ-te]
the state of having identical alleles in regard to a given character or characters. adj., adj homozy´gous.

ho·mo·zy·gos·i·ty

, homozygosis (hō'mō-zī-gos'i-tē, -zī-gō'sis),
The state of being homozygous.
[homo- + G. zygon, yoke]

ho·mo·zy·gos·i·ty

, homozygosis (hō'mō-zī-gos'i-tē, -zī-gō'sis)
The state of being homozygous.
[homo- + G. zygon, yoke]
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The low genetic diversity in the JB and BRH breeds would inflate homozygosity and estimates of autozygosity in these populations.
Authors concluded that patients with chronic gastritis who show MDM2 SNP309 G/G homozygosity with H.
SNP microarray failed to identify conclusive homozygous region: Whole genome homozygosity mapping was carried out using Illumina 2.5M array.
Since, the percentage of homozygosity of genes responsible for these traits in the population increase as generation progresses.
Univariate analyses related to distribution of genotypes and alleles of studied -1607 1G/2G MMP1 (rs1799750), -735 C/T MMP2 (rs2285053), -1306 C/T MMP2 (rs243865), -1171 5A/6A MMP3 (rs35068180), and -1562C/T MMP9 (rs3918242) gene polymorphisms among preeclamptic and control children found that the homozygosity of MMP1 1G/1G dominates in the group of children born from preeclamptic pregnancies.
Locus showing homozygosity which co-segregated with disease phenotype for disease individuals was confirmed through Sanger sequencing.
Localization of a gene for Papillon-Lefevre syndrome to chromosome 11q14-q21 by homozygosity mapping.
The initial 1046 samples (41.3%) and subsequent samples demonstrating homozygosity were characterized in parallel with a second method (SBT, SSO, or SSP) to confirm the genotyping results by NGS and to identify possible causes of discrepancies.
[20] In this context, homozygosity for a specific nucleotide insertion, NM_021939.3:c.831dupC, in the FKBP10 gene has been demonstrated in OI-3 patient populations indigenous to Europe, [10-13] Asia, [21] Africa [13,18] and the Middle East.
Following the above filtering, of the remaining variants we selected only homozygous variants which were located within any of the homozygous loci that were identified by genome-wide homozygosity mapping.
Albrecht et al., the CNDP1 (CTG)5 homozygosity was identified as an independent, sex-specific protective factor for biopsy-proven DN.