Definition of pure line in English:

pure line

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noun

Biology
  • An inbred line of genetic descent.
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    • Haploid production followed by chromosome doubling results in the creation of genetically pure lines within a short period of time.
    • Furthermore, the biology of wood formation is surprisingly understudied because of the inherent problems of tree species: long generation time, large size, and lack of genetically pure lines.
    • Total DNA was extracted from eight lines of NC hybrids and five parental pure lines.

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