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  • adv. In a homozygous manner


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  • Second, harmful alleles that are recessive, rare, and because of their rarity ordinarily carried only in the heterozygous situation can become just common enough within a small population that they occur homozygously.

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  • As harmful recessive alleles begin to occur homozygously among inbred individuals, those alleles are expressed in ways that reduce evolutionary fitness.

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  • The function of Notch signaling during skin homeostasis was characterized using mice bearing homozygously floxed alleles for

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  • This increase was potentiated by apolipoprotein E (ApoE) deficiency as shown by treatment of transgenic mice homozygously lacking murine ApoE.

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  • More than 70\% of the NAB mice were found to be homozygous for the HAB-specific sequence, whereas less than 1\% carried the LAB-specific allele homozygously.

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  • Being recessive, those alleles remain unexpressed so long as they don’t occur homozygously.

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