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gene frequency

n.
The frequency of occurrence of an allele in relation to that of other alleles of the same gene in a population.
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gene frequency

n
(Genetics) the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population
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gene′ fre`quency


n.
the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.
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In contrast, Eydivandi et al., (2011) investigated the FXI gene frequency in Iranian cattle and out of 330 animals none were found to be carriers.
Gene frequency (Bai et al., 2016a, 2016b, 2017) was estimated according to the following formula:
In countries with high thalassemia gene frequency, clinically symptomatic thalassemia contributes significantly to their overall disease burden.
We found 37.5% mutation frequency in rpsL gene in streptomycin-resistant isolates, similar to a study performed in Barcelona which reported 24.6% rpsL gene frequency.18 The most common (Lys43Arg and Lys88Arg) mutations in rpsL gene reported in our study have also been reported in isolates from patients in Punjab, Pakistan, and from Barcelona.1,18 Lys111Ile novel mutation detected in streptomycin-resistant isolates could have a role in streptomycin resistance.
The innovation of this study is that the cep gene frequency in serum specimens examined that is very important because presence of cep gene in serum specimens can be indicating of bacteremia and septicemia.
We also understand that the incidence is higher in some groups.10 Overall there is a stated lack of information about the true gene frequency in many parts of the world.11
[sup][2] Worldwide prevalence of WD is around 1:30,000, [sup][3] carrier rate is about 0.011, and the gene frequency is about 0.56.
More recently, gene frequency studies have shown that FA has a carrier frequency of 1/100 in black SA patients and therefore an expected birth incidence of 1/40 000.
The team reports the development of a simple probabilistic model for the spatial structure of genetic variation, with which they model how the frequency of each genetic variant changes as a function of the location of the individual in geographic space (where the gene frequency is actually a function of the x and y coordinates of an individual on a map).