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  1. In genetics, complementation refers to a relationship between two different strains of an organism which both have homozygous recessive mutations that produce the same phenotype (for example, a change in wing structure in flies)

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 21, 2008
  2. These strains are true-breeding for their mutation - when crossed with themselves they will always produce offspring with the mutant phenotype

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  3. If, when these strains are crossed with each other, some offspring show recovery of the wild-type phenotype, these strains show "genetic complementation"

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  4. test (sometimes called a "cis-trans" test) refers to this experiment, developed by American geneticist Edward B. Lewis

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  5. It answers the question: "Does a wild-type copy of gene X rescue the function of the mutant allele that is believed to define gene X?"

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