Genetic makeup of an organism. The genotype determines the hereditary potentials and limitations of an individual. Among organisms that reproduce sexually, an individual's genotype comprises the entire complex of genes inherited from both parents. Sexual reproduction guarantees that each individual has a unique genotype, except for identical twins, who come from the same fertilized egg. Seealso phenotype, variation.
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Heritable somatic excision of a Drosophila transposon. (excision of transposable element mariner from DNA produces mosaicism in Drosophila eyes )
Mar 27, 1987; heritable Somatic Excision of a Drosophila Transposon ANOVEL TRANSPOSABLE GENETIC ELement,designated mariner, has recently...