Results for: Heterozygosity

In Genetics

What is Loss of heterozygosity?

LOH stands for Loss of Heterozygosity. LOH happens when a somaticcell consist only of one copy of allele caused by non-disjunctionin mitosis, segregation all through out re-co ( Full Answer )
In Animal Life

Is heterozygosity possible in an haploid genome?

Nope. By definition, a haploid genome has one copy of each gene, whereas a diploid genome has two copies (which is important, because it provides genetic diversity and safegua ( Full Answer )