Heterozygosity is a commonly used measure of genetic variability in a population.

Keywords: genetic variability; nucleotide diversity; DNA sequence variation


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Li, Wen‐Hsiung(Jul 2006) Heterozygosity. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005080]