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(noun) Plural form of allele.

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Re: Evolution of the Face and Head

... In an example where these 2 mutations lie on the same chromosome at different loci, I understand that through recombination these mutant alleles can be combined onto one chromosome. Thus lots of offspring will have both mutations.

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by Draco02
Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the Face and Head
Replies: 5
Views: 5246

Need some help in this bio question

... There, I need some help with concepts related to Mendel and the Gene. Here are the questions: 1) Given that The leaf shape gene of a plant has two alleles: A and a. A is completely dominant to a, and results in oval, rather than round leaves. Given the following cross, what is the F1 generation? ...

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by bradnoell
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:33 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need some help in this bio question
Replies: 0
Views: 340

need help with some home work

Well,I am sorry to say this-But your first two answers are wrong! 1)See,recessive alleles can be expressed only and only in the homozygous condition.So you need not say specifically 'homozygous' for a recessive allele THAT HAS BEEN EXPRESSED. For example: Lets say ...

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: need help with some home work
Replies: 2
Views: 924

I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... Immuno-dominant structures of A and B antigens are synthesized by a series of reactions; the A and B transferases encoded by the functional alleles (A and B alleles) of a single gene at the ABO locus, catalyze the last step of the synthesis, while the protein coded by the O allele is non-functional; ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
Replies: 1
Views: 1768

Re: Mendel's Law

... a plant with red flowers must carry a gene for that characteristic. A gene for any given characteristic may occur in one of two forms, called the alleles (pronounced uh-LEELZ) of that gene. For example, the gene for color in pea plants can occur in the form (allele) for a white flower or in the ...

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by Sheppie
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's Law
Replies: 2
Views: 2429
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