Glossary beginning with Z

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A gene in C. elegans that means zygote (embryo)-defective. C. elegans II, p.1046
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A temperature-sensitive mutant of the zyg gene. zyg-1(oj7), zyg-1(b1), zyg-1(it4), zyg-1(it37) are alleles of zyg-1 gene, each one resulting in temperature sensitive mutations. C. elegans II, p.1046
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A fertilized egg; diploid cell resulting from fusion of a male and female gamete.