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  • a  having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
    these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color

  • To taste very weak concentrations, as I did, indicates that the subject is probably homozygous, or has two dominant genes for bitter tasting.
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  • An 'obesity-risk' allele alters hunger-stimulating hormone production
    ( Journal of Clinical Investigation ) Rachel Batterham and colleagues at University College London identify a link between FTO and the hunger-stimulating hormone, ghrelin. Subjects homozygous for the "obesity-risk" allele of FTO had higher concentrations of circulating ghrelin after eating, which correlated with an absence of satiation.
    July 15, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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