Homozygote

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Homozygote refers to a pair of identical alleles of a gene. It means the organism or the cell is having same allele for a gene. It can be homozygous dominant or homozygous recessive[1].

References

  1. Alberts, B. et al., 2008, Molecular Biology of The Cell, 5th edition, Garland Science, New York. Pg. G:18.
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