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Alleles

(noun) Plural form of allele.

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What makes dominant allele dominant?

Recessive alleles usually have a loss of function, means they are not producing a functional protein.

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by josem
Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:13 pm
 
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Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

Recessive alleles usually have a loss of function means they are not producing a functional protein.

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by josem
Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:12 pm
 
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Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

You can have tens of alleles (often you do in a population). How do you imagine effect of two recessive alleles?

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:45 pm
 
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Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

Yes, it is possible that there are more than two different alleles for a gene. The most popular example, that comes into my mind, is blood types (AB0-system). But it is not possible that more than one is recessive to all the others - what would happen ...

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by Tricho
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:19 pm
 
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Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

Can a gene have e.g. three alleles for three different colors. Which is (are) dominant? Must there be a dominant one? Can all be recessive?

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by kau
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:47 pm
 
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