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One of two alternate forms of a gene that can have the same locus on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits; some alleles are dominant over others.

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Gene's and Allele's when to use each?

... (UK), /əˈliːl/ (US); from the Greek αλληλος allelos, meaning other) is one of a series of different forms of a gene. The word is a short form of allelomorph ('other form'), which was used in the early days of genetics to describe variant forms of a gene detected as different phenotypes. Alleles ...

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by kolean
Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:10 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene's and Allele's when to use each?
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