The genetic constitution
of an organism as revealed by genetic or molecular analysis, i.e. the complete set of genes
, both dominant and recessive, possessed by a particular cell or organism.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143
(Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992))
on page 155
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