genomic exclusion

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An abnormal form of conjugation occurring in Tetrahymena pyriformis between cells with defective micronuclei and normal cells. The progeny are heterokaryons; each has an old macronucleus but a new diploid micronucleus derived from one meiotic product of the normal mate.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

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