Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Houlston, R. 2006. Mutations: Penetrance. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
A given genotype does not necessarily lead to the same phenotype. Individuals with a specific genotype will display a range of phenotypes. The relationship between genotype and a specific phenotype is referred to as penetrance.