[ US /ˌhoʊmoʊˈzaɪɡəs/ ]
  1. having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
    these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color
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  • The program was successful at Paint of a Different Color the first year and Al ended up with a beautiful homozygous filly and a palomino paint colt.
  • However, to a low extent, viable spores can also be recovered from a very small population of homozygous diploid nuclei in an otherwise haploid plasmodium.
  • Mice homozygous for the hypomorphic Notch1 [12f] allele, which removes the single O-fucose glycan in epidermal growth factor-like repeat 12 (EGF12) of the Notch1 ligand binding domain (lbd), exhibit reduced growth after weaning and defective T cell development. BioMed Central - Latest articles
  • When an organism is homozygous dominant it has two dominant genes.
  • In the higher liability classes the probability of an affected individual being heterozygous or homozygous for the major allele was about 0.10.
  • The analysis of genetically mosaic worms, in which some cells carry a wild-type gene and others are homozygous mutant, can reveal where in the animal a gene acts to prevent the appearance of a mutant phenotype.
  • Homozygous mutants were obtained by intercrosses of the heterozygotes.
  • The complete absence of untransformed animals in these transformed lines suggested that these stable lines were homozygous for a chromosomal insertion of the transforming plasmid.
  • To check that standard curves were generated with truly homozygous individuals four of them were sequenced for three SNPs confirming the homozygosis. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
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