Definition of Alleles

1. Noun. (plural of allele) ¹



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Definition of Alleles

1. allele [n] - See also: allele

Medical Definition of Alleles

1. Mutually exclusive forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous chromosomes, and governing the same biochemical and developmental process. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alleles

allegorizer
allegorizers
allegorizes
allegorizing
allegory
allegretto
allegrettos
allegrissimo
allegro
allegro con spirito
allegro ma non troppo
allegro non troppo
allegros
allel
allele
alleles (current term)
allelic
allelic exclusion
allelic gene
allelically
allelism
allelisms
allelocatalysis
allelocatalytic
allelochemical
allelochemicals
allelomorph
allelomorphic
allelomorphism
allelomorphisms

Literary usage of Alleles

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1. Statistical Inference from Genetic Data on Pedigrees by Elizabeth Alison Thompson (2000)
"Chapter Genes, Pedigrees and Genetic Models DNA, alleles, loci, genotypes, and phenotypes The DNA in the nuclei of cells of an individual consists of about ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Females heterozygous for the mutant alleles are a mosaic of light and dark ... In addition to influences on pigmentation, alleles at the mottled locus are ..."

3. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"Restoration of pollen fertility in T-cytoplasm maize is controlled by dominant alleles at two unlinked, complementary, nuclear-encoded genes, rfl and rf2. ..."

4. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"Restoration of pollen fertility in T-cytoplasm maize is controlled by dominant alleles at two unlinked, complementary, nuclear-encoded genes, rfl and rf2. ..."

5. SAS/Genetics(tm) 9.1.3 User's Guide by Wendy Czika, Xiang Yu, Virginia Clark, Rob Pratt (2005)
"Genotypes with all missing alleles are dropped from calculations for ... In calculating the allele frequencies, missing alleles are dropped and the ..."

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