An allele or allel, is one of a number of alternative forms of the same gene or
same genetic locus. Sometimes, different alleles can result in different
Allele definition, any of several forms of a gene, usually arising through mutation,
that are responsible for hereditary variation. See more.
An allele is one of a pair of genes that appear at a particular location on a
particular chromosome and control the same characteristic, such as blood type or
Nov 2, 2015 ... Definition: An allele is an alternative form of a gene (one member of a pair) that is
located at a specific position on a specific chromosome.
An allele is a variant form of a gene. Some genes have a variety of different forms
, which are located at the same position, or genetic locus, on a chromosome.
1 : any of the alternative forms of a gene that may occur at a given locus. 2 : either
of a pair of alternative Mendelian characters (as smooth and wrinkled seed in ...
Jun 17, 2008 ... Definition. noun, plural: alleles. (genetics). One member of a pair (or any of the
series) of genes occupying a specific spot on a chromosome ...
Any of the alternative forms of a gene or other homologous DNA sequence. Also
called allelomorph. [German Allel, short for Allelomorph, allelomorph, from ...
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The definition of alleles are pairs or series of genes on a chromosome that
determine the hereditary characteristics. An example of an allele is the gene that