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1. Hybrid
An offspring of parents from different species or sub-species.

2. Hybrid cell
A cell which arose from a product of cell fusion and which contains a single nucleus that has genetic material from both of the original parents of the cell fusion product.

3. Hybrid DNA
A double-stranded DNA molecule which was made by hybridizing two single-stranded DNA molecules from two different sources. If the two single-stranded DNA molecules have enough nucleotide sequences in common, they are able to form hydrogen bond s to each other s common sequences.

4. Hybrid dysgenesis
The inability of certain strains of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster to interbreed with each other because they produce offspring that are all sterile or offspring which have a high number of harmful mutations.

5. Hybrid enzyme
An enzyme in a heterozygous individual which has subunits with slightly different sequences of amino acid s than other copies of the same enzyme. This occurs because the two allele s of the gene s which code for each subunit are slightly different (due to the heterozygosity), so that either of the two versions of the subunit could be produced for any copy of the enzyme.

6. Hybrid inviability
The observation that certain hybrid organisms have lower fitness than the parent organisms; for example they grow more poorly or have lower survival rates. Hybrid inviability is the opposite of hybrid vigor .

7. Hybrid molecule
A double-stranded nucleic acid molecule which was artificially created from two different single-stranded nucleic acid molecules from different sources, for the purpose of comparing their nucleotide sequences.

8. Hybrid plasmid
A plasmid (circular DNA molecule) which is composed partly of the DNA of an organism s (or virus ) genome and partly of foreign DNA that has been inserted artificially.

9. Hybrid sterility
The inability of a hybrid to produce viable offspring. Whether an animal hybrid is sterile or fertile depends mainly on how closely its two parent species are related. For example, mules (which are hybrids between male donkeys and female horses) are usually sterile, while hybrids between domestic dogs and wolves are fertile (hybrids between wolves and foxes are also fertile, but hybrids between dogs and foxes are sterile).

10. Hybrid swarm
A group of morphologically distinctive individuals which results from the creation of hybrid s between two parent species , then the backcrossing of the offspring to members of the parent species and the interbreeding among the hybrid individuals.


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