Meaning of isogenic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/


  • (of organisms) having the same or closely similar genotypes.

    ‘Each genotype was crossed with the haploid strain isogenic to its own ancestor but of the opposite mating type.’
    • ‘These two strains were haploid and isogenic except for the indicated genotypes.’
    • ‘DNA sequences from inbred or isogenic lines were obtained by direct sequencing of PCR products.’
    • ‘Both mutants have a significantly enlarged 60S peak relative to isogenic wild-type cells.’
    • ‘All mutations were induced on an isogenic FRT - 82B, e chromosome.’