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mutual exclusion


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A phenomenon observed among ciliary antigens of certain protozoans in which only one genetic locus for a serotype is active at a given time. For example, in Paramecium primaurelia and Tetrahymena pryriformis, mutual exclusion of serotypes in heterozygotes occurs with allelic genes as well as with nonallelic genes.

Subjects: Computing — Genetics and Genomics.


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