differ between gene and allele

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differ between gene and allele

Post by smd » Thu Jul 20, 2006 11:11 pm

plz differ between a gene and a allele as simple as posible
help out plz!!! not just def.

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Post by rvidal » Fri Jul 21, 2006 12:14 am

Here is a very good description of what you are looking for:
http://library.thinkquest.org/20465/genes.html

Hope it helps.

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Post by Mjhavok » Fri Jul 21, 2006 1:48 am

eh Google, Wikipedia. Any search engine.
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Post by Priscilla » Fri Jul 28, 2006 5:35 pm

Gene on the same loci are alleles?!!

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Post by saadia » Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:59 am

what does that means mutant male....or female?

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Post by sdekivit » Sun Jul 30, 2006 2:43 pm

Priscilla wrote:Gene on the same loci are alleles?!!


for the same trait like eyecolor or something (bad example though)

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Post by biorad » Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:28 pm

"Gene" refers to the region of DNA coding for a specific characteristic - a locus on a chromosome. "Allele" refers to a specific VERSION of that gene. For example, for simplicity's sake, I will say there is one gene for hair color. However, people can have brown, blond, red, etc hair colors. The gene is for "hair color" in general. The allele determines what color the hair is.

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