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  • noun genetics The condition where cells have four of each chromosome.


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  • Evidence for degenerate tetraploidy in bdelloid rotifers.

    Is DNA Repair a Substitute For Sex? Staq Mavlen 2008

  • Evidence for degenerate tetraploidy in bdelloid rotifers.

    Archive 2008-04-01 Staq Mavlen 2008

  • The chromosome number of 2n = 52 suggests tetraploidy.

    Chapter 16 1990

  • Improvement of Plantago ovate Forsk. through tetraploidy and mutation breeding Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, 45, 426 - 429.

    Chapter 5 1953

  • But giantism may occur without tetraploidy, and vice versa.

    Hormones and Heredity J. T. Cunningham 1897

  • The intimate connection between tetraploidy, aneuploidy and cancer development suggests that Nek7 deregulation can induce oncogenesis.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs H Salem 2010

  • Maize's tetraploidy was recent enough a lot of the genes that have been killed by deletions like still hanging around.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2009

  • Its current haploid number of ten is the result of breaking and joining twenty chromosomes present right after the tetraploidy.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2009


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