Definition of heterozygous
: having the two alleles at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes different for one or more loci
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Using a dataset of the genomes of more than 400 deceased people, the researchers looked for instances of heterozygous genes: genes that are the result of a person inheriting a human gene from one parent and a Neanderthal gene from another.
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