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A set of alleles of different genes that are closely linked on one chromosome and are usually inherited as a unit.

[Greek haplous, single; see haploid + type.]
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a set of alleles inherited by an individual from a single parent
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Noun1.haplotype - (genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
combination - a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
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Interestingly, five individuals of the reference Bos taurus population clustered together with Ethiopian cattle populations, however, no Ethiopian cattle haplotype matched to Bos indicus reference population (Figure 1).
It also clearly showed the benefit of haplotype matching; zero, one and two haplotype matched primary renal grafts had three year graft survival (9) of 74%, 80% and 85% respectively.
We also reviewed the data of the recipients regarding age, gender, primary renal disease, mean blood pressure, serum creatinine level, duration of dialysis, history of hypertension and/or diabetes, HLA haplotype matches, vascular anastomosis time, total surgical time, and surgical complications.