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Heterozygous

Heterozygous refers to having inherited different forms of a particular gene from each parent. A heterozygous genotype stands in contrast to a homozygous genotype, where an individual inherits identical forms of a particular gene from each parent.

Date:June 12, 2010
Credit:Darryl Leja, NHGRI
Dimensions:1419 x 623
File Size:213 Kb
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