noun, plural: hemizygotes
A hemizygote results when one copy of a gene is deleted.
Example of hemizygote organisms are the male honeybees that develop from unfertilized eggs. Hence, they are haploid organisms unlike their female counterparts that are diploid.
See also: zygosity
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A test being considered: GAPDH-luc Xen Mouse Strain: FVB/N-Tg(GAPDH-luc)-Xen Common Name: GAPDH-luc Genotype: Hemizygote Background Strain: FVB/N Coat Color: Albino Description of Model Light producing animal model (LPTA®) FVB/N-Tg(GAPDH-luc)-Xen, commonly called GAPDH-luc, carries ...
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