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alleles

Two or more genes which control the same characteristic.
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People with short alleles may flourish in a positive environment and suffer in a negative one, while people with long alleles are less sensitive to environmental conditions," Haase explained.
These different codes of the gene are called alleles.
Conclusively, our result indicated that there is no relation between the inheritance of different alleles and genotypes of IL-18 (rs1946519) and CD40 (rs1883832), and outcome of allograft kidney transplantation.
At present, most laboratories carry out paternity testing by identifying the alleles present at sets of unlinked autosomal short tandem repeats (STRs) containing loci (microsatellites).
Both homozygous and heterozygous APOE epsilon-4 carriers had more test-specific distress than did carriers of other APOE alleles, said coauthor Leo B.
The A, B, C, E and F alleles are characterized by point mutations related to single amino acid substitutions and associated with a normal amount of [alpha][[alpha].
alleles) of the same gene affect a given trait in different families, because multiple families can show an effect of that gene despite not sharing the same alleles.
A study has found that a gene, AVPR1A, and in particular one of its alleles, called RS3 can influence maternal behaviour.
First, students are asked to build a key table (Table 1) to list all alleles and genes involved in the monohybrid cross.
Carriers of the NL, GZ, and PM alleles do not display FXS phenotypes; however, female PM carriers have an approximately 20% risk for fragile X-associated primary ovarian insufficiency (7).