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alleles
Subject Category
G Breeding and Genetic Improvement
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous chromosomes, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6537.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6537
Used For
allelomorphs
multiple alleles
Broader Term
genes
Narrower Term
null alleles
Related Term
allelic dropouts
allelic imbalance
allelic variation
complementary genes
hemizygote
linkage (genetics)
loss-of-function mutation
suppressor genes
Spanish
alelos
Term Number
6537