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alleles

Two or more genes which control the same characteristic.
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The single PCR products for K1, MAD20, and RO33 alleles were sequenced both forward and reverse, and the results were compared with the published sequence (accession number: AB827762, AB502795, and AB502750, respectively).
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.
Researchers now find that the two alleles of a specific gene, Oct4.
These different codes of the gene are called alleles.
In patients with PT, positive associations have been reported between class I and II HLA alleles and the disease in different ethnic populations.
13) Both alleles produce the same protein, but the long allele is associated with approximately three times higher basal activity than the short allele, resulting in increased gene expression and alteration of serotonin availability in the synaptic cleft for signaling.
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).
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].
The present data explains prevalence of alleles and genotypes frequency of CAT-21A/T (rs7943316) gene polymorphism in healthy individuals.
The coefficient of variance (CoV) was the highest for A[p] allele, followed by B[q] and O[r] alleles (0.
PMs are individuals who are homozygous for one deficient allele or heterozygous for two variant deficient alleles; IMs are heterozygous for one deficient allele or are carriers of two alleles with reduced enzyme activity; EMs have two wild-type alleles; and UMs are those who have multiple functional copies of the gene.