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- n. Plural form of hemizygote.
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S. cerevisiae is very well suited as a model organism in this context since a collection of hemizygotes (i.e. heterozygous knockouts) for all nonessential genes is already available
(A) Phenotype axis with five genotypic values for five genotypes (two homozygote, one heterozygote and two hemizygotes) for a biallelic locus
Consider a biallelic locus X with homozygote genotypes and the two hemizygotes (only one allele present).