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(genetics) Of or pertaining to being genetically or genotypically different at a particular locus or on a limited genetic region.


The term congenic is used to refer to strains of an organism that are genetically identical except for a limited genetic region or locus. For instance, a homozygous strain of mouse can be said to be congenic to another strain of mice at a particular locus.

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... antibodies against the immunizing antigen but was is the immunizing antigen in this case? Materials and Methods Notations .The notation for congenic mice and antisera follows Shiku et al . (10) . Mice .C57BL/6 (B6)' (Ly phenotype 1 .2,2.2,3 .2) and B10.D2 were obtained from the Jackson Laboratories, ...

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