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Any of the alternative forms of a gene or other homologous DNA sequence. Also called allelomorph.

[German Allel, short for Allelomorph, allelomorph, from English allelomorph.]

al·le′lic (ə-lē′lĭk, ə-lĕl′ĭk) adj.
al·le′lism n.
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From the original hybrid sample (n = 32) for this study, 75% (n = 24) of the individuals analyzed showed clearly to be heterozygous for this locus, with an allelic range of 78-250 bp (Fig.
MLST of the 16 isolates resulted in 8 distinct allelic profiles: ST 258 (allelic profile 3-3-1-1-1-1-79) corresponding to isolates K.
Studies with a mass spectrometry (MS)-based method for measuring the allelic ratio (16) have found that pregnant women who carrytrisomy 21 fetuses have PLAC4 RNA-SNP allelic ratios in the maternal plasma that deviate from those in women carrying euploid fetuses.
On the basis of molecular weight of amplicons, the isolates could be categorized in four allelic types which were designated as type-1 to type-4 (Table I) according to the frequency of the alleles, type-1 being the most frequent and types-3 and -4 the least frequent (16% each).
When the PCR product obtained in the above step was digested separately with the restriction enzymes RsaI, BstYI and HaeIII different allelic patterns could be observed in all 3 breeds.
Allelic imbalance (AI), which involves the loss or gain of chromosomal regions, is found in many cancers.
In another aspect of the invention, many methods for variance detection require the use of a probe with a unique sequence (representing a single allelic form of the sequence) as a reference against which to identify differences in the sequences of homologous DNA segments in patient samples.
In addition, the problems we typically encounter with standard PCR, such as difficult primer design and high allelic bias, were not observed with the microdroplet-based PCR workflow.
To answer fundamental questions about allelic transcription heterogeneity in single cells, this research program will focus on single-cell transcriptome analyses with allelic-origin resolution.
The first group involves the analysis of allelic ratios of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) present in a fetal-specific nucleic acid marker (7).
Allelic size range (Table 1) was estimated using 10 bp DNA ladder (Gibco BRL, life technologies, TM).