Homozygous

  • (adj): Having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci.
    Example: "These two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color"

Some articles on homozygous:

Merle (dog Coat) - Health Issues
... Dogs with two copies of the merle gene (homozygous merle) have an even higher chance of being born deaf ... The UK Kennel Club has acknowledged the health risk associated with homozygous merle and will stop registering puppies produced from merle to merle matings starting from 2013 ... syndrome, reflects some of the problems associated with heterozygous and homozygous merle dogs and genetic research in dogs has been undertaken with the goal of better understanding ...
Crested Duck (domestic Breed)
... out in the usual 1-2-1 ratio- 25% are homozygous for the normal allele of this gene and so have no crest and if bred together their offspring will. 25% are homozygous for the crested allele of this gene and die from exposed brain without hatching, as it is lethal in homozygous form ...
Familial Hypercholesterolemia - Treatment - Homozygous FH
... Homozygous FH is harder to treat ... approved by the US FDA in December 2012 as an orphan drug for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia ...
PRMT3 - Model Organisms
... Fewer than predicted homozygous mutant mice survived until weaning due to hydrocephaly ... The remaining tests were carried out on both heterozygous and homozygous mutant adult mice ... Homozygous females had decreased body weight, length and bone mineral density ...
Homozygote - Types - Homozygous
... A cell is said to be homozygous for a particular gene when identical alleles of the gene are present on both homologous chromosomes ... True breeding organisms are always homozygous for the traits that are to be held constant ... An individual that is homozygous-dominant for a particular trait carries two copies of the allele that codes for the dominant trait ...