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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

644 words, approx. 3 pages
Multiple Alleles Alleles are alternative forms of a gene, and they are responsible for differences in phenotypic expression of a given trait (e.g., brown eyes versus green eyes). A gene for which at l... Read more
232 words, approx. 1 pages
Allele Allele is the shortened, and more commonly used, form of the word alleleomorph. An allele is one of a series of possible forms of a given gene. Different alleles differ in their sequence of DNA... Read more
547 words, approx. 2 pages
Alleles and Allotype Genes may often exist in more than one form, and these forms are termed alleles of the gene. Accordingly, an allele is one of at least two alternative forms of a particular gene. ... Read more
440 words, approx. 2 pages
Fixed Allele A fixed allele refers to a form of a gene (allele) carried by all members of a population at all loci for that particular gene. Accordingly, with regard to a fixed allele, all individuals... Read more
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