Loss of Heterozygosity


Allelic Loss

Allelic Losses

Heterozygosity Loss

Heterozygosity, Loss of

The loss of one allele at a specific locus, caused by a deletion mutation; or loss of a chromosome from a chromosome pair, resulting in abnormal HEMIZYGOSITY. It is detected when heterozygous markers for a locus appear monomorphic because one of the ALLELES was deleted.

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