Definitions

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  • n. A group of alleles that are transmitted together.
  • v. To characterize with respect to haplotype.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together

Etymologies

Blend of haploid and type. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So perhaps part of the reason the "Ghengis Khan haplotype" is so prevalent now is that the competing male lineages at the time were wiped out?

    Will the Duggars Inherit the Earth? - Boing Boing

  • The similar Y-DNA pattern possessed by Andrew, Ben, and Caleb Smith is called a haplotype, and like their surname Smith, the Y chromosome haplotype can be traced back through the male half of the family line for thousands of years.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • Scrape the inside of your cheek a few times, and for $100 and up, a testing company will put your DNA under its microscope, map your markers into your own genetic pattern called a haplotype, then tell you which "haplogroup," or major branch of the human tree, you hail from.

    In Our Blood

  • Scrape the inside of your cheek, and for $100 and up, a testing company will map your DNA markers into your own genetic pattern called a haplotype, then tell you which "haplogroup," or major branch of the human tree, you hail from.

    The Ties That Bind

  • A haplotype is a combination of alleles - alternative forms of genes - that are located closely together on the same chromosome and tend to be inherited together.

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  • The association between neighbouring variations across all 23 pairs of human chromosomes is referred to as haplotype assembly, and has not yet been completely achieved in any of the individual genomes sequenced.

    The Civic Platform - A Political Journal of Ideas and Analysis

  • TUDOR PARFITT, SCIENTIST: There was a very, very high proportion of a particular haplotype which has been called the Cohen Model (ph) haplotype, Cohen (ph) being the word for priest, and this is a haplotype which is found among about 52 percent of all Jews who claim to be priests.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2004

  • The labs here are doing some of it - one of our professors is really into haplotype stuff.

    What the shit? -- A Bad Archaeology on TV Rant

  • Whether the scientists of 2800 are studying the Duggar haplotype depends on how many babies the 19 Duggar kids, and their kids, have.

    Will the Duggars Inherit the Earth? - Boing Boing

  • What we know is that those men share a collection of genetic mutations -- a haplotype -- on the Y chromosome, which suggests that they all shared a common male ancestor.

    Will the Duggars Inherit the Earth? - Boing Boing

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