Definition of homozygous
: having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci
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At this stage Complete has validated a set of 57 homozygous insertion/deletion variants, all of which were called accurately by their platform, but this is far too small a data-set to be extrapolating to genome-wide error rates.
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