Conisogenic

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Definition

adjective

(genetics) Of or pertaining to being genetically or genotypically different at at one specified locus.


Supplement

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


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