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Co-dominant alleles

Co-dominant alleles

two different alleles at a locus are responsible for different phenotypes.

two alleles that affect the phenotype of the heterozygote. For instance ab blood groups


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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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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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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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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

Evolution is defined as variation in the frequencies of alleles, where an allele is a specific iteration of a given gene. Microevolution is defined as variations in the frequencies of alleles below species level, in a population of organisms. Macroevolution ...

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by hackenslash
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:57 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

1) each gene can have from one to many alleles 2) it's not only about expression. The difference can be anywhere from transcription to protein post-translational modifications. There can be mutation in the promotor changing significantly expression. ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:20 pm
 
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