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homozygosis

 [ho″mo-zi-go´sis]
the formation of a zygote by the union of gametes that have one or more identical alleles.

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]

homozygosis

(hō′mō-zī-gō′sĭs, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
n.
1. Formation of a homozygote, especially by unusual means such as mitotic recombination or gene conversion.
2. The condition of being a homozygote.

ho′mo·zy·got′ic (-gŏt′ĭk) adj.

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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Let a be the homozygotic effect of a mutation on Y (i.e., the expected difference for the trait value between wild and mutant homozygotes).
For the sake of comparison with results from dataset 1, chromosomal effects for this homozygote viability measurement will be interpreted as the sum of the homozygotic effects a of the mutations carried.
Homozygotic viability effects are interpreted as in dataset 2.
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Thus, irrespectively of estimates being conditioned or not conditioned to [Lambda] = 1, about 95% of the mutational variance is due to about 1% of the molecular mutations with an absolute homozygotic effect on viability greater than 0.1 for the Mukai et al.
Thus, homozygotic lethals represent a special mutational class.
In its simplest form, this model postulates that individuals homozygotic for the D allele (DD genotype) are all right-handed, those homozygotic for the C allele (CC genotype) are equally likely to be left- or right-handed, while heterozygotes (DC genotype) have a .75 probability of being right-handed.
To illustrate the extent of such constraints, we obtain some simple predictions for a trait undergoing symmetric stabilizing selection of the strength estimated in this experiment, and additive mutations at a per locus rate [Micro], with homozygotic effects a symmetrically distributed around zero, producing the [[Sigma].sup.2.sub.m] obtained here.
Whether specimens have a homozygotic or heterozygotic allele of the [(A).sub.10] repeat can be shown more clearly by the number of specific peaks in an electropherogram.
This population structure would be evidenced by a higher proportion of homozygotic individuals than expected by chance (Wahlund Effect).
Fixed homozygotic patterns may also be observed if parental taxa contributed identical alleles at homologous loci.
Our results suggest that only the two homozygotic peaks are stable equilibria.