allele

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Definition

allele noun

One of the possible alternative forms of a gene or of any DNA sequence occupying a specific position along a chromosome. The specific combination of alleles in an individual forms its genotype[1].

Español

Alelos[2]

Français

Allèle[1]

中文

等位基因[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus. (2019, March 21). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://aims.fao.org/vest-registry/vocabularies/agrovoc+(CC+BY+3.0+IGO)