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Inbred strain

Inbred strain

Any strain of animal or plant obtained by a breeding strategy that tends to lead to homozygosity. Such breeding strategies include brother sister mating and back crossing of offspring with parents.

See: congenic.

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Plants - genetics

... me to find a good explanation/answer for the following question: An inbred strain of plants has a mean height of 24 cm. A second strain of the same species also has a ...

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by ashanair70
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Plants - genetics
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The Fiber Disease

... was reported which, in retrospect, may have been a C3 deficiency. The strain died out in the thirties. In the 1980s, an inherited C3 deficiency ... animals, and for this reason, a genetically controlled C3 deficiency in inbred guinea pigs is used for experimental purposes (344). The C3 defect ...

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by southcity
Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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