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Glossary Term Hemizygous
Definition The state of a locus in a diploid organism, where only one copy of the locus is present. Examples are sex-linked genes in normal mammalian males, insertions such as transgenic insertions, and autosomal alleles in combination with deletions that remove entire gene regions.

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last database update
11/18/2014
MGI 5.20
The Jackson Laboratory