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Homozygote

Known as: Homozygous, homozygous genotype, Homozygosity 
Occurs when both alleles at a particular gene locus are the same. A person may be homozygous for the normal allele or for a mutation.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Your love and endless support keep me afloat. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to acknowledge those whose guidance and support… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mutations of the gene Lps selectively impede lipopolysaccharide (LPS) signal transduction in C3H/HeJ and C57BL/10ScCr mice… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
The author would like to thank Maureen Murphy, Stuart Lutzker, and Deborah Freedman for critical input and advice. The author… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A transcription factor, Cbfa1, which belongs to the runt-domain gene family, is expressed restrictively in fetal development. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE endothelial cell-specific vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)1–5 and its cellular receptors Flt-1 (refs 6,7) and Flk-1… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Hyperhomocysteinaemia has been identified as a risk factor for cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular and coronary heart disease1–4… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE receptor tyrosine kinase Flk-1 (ref. 1) is believed to play a pivotal role in endothelial development. Expression of the Flk… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The apolipoprotein E type 4 allele (APOE-epsilon 4) is genetically associated with the common late onset familial and sporadic… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Mutations in the p53 tumour-suppressor gene are the most frequently observed genetic lesions in human cancers. To investigate the… Expand