Dominant alleles are inherited genetic instructions that hide the presence of contrasting instructions. The dominance of these instructions is observable in the physical traits of ...
. Main article: Allele § Multiple alleles. Although any individual of a diploid
organism has at most two different alleles at any ...
These different versions of a gene are called alleles<sup>?</sup>. Alleles can be either
dominant<sup>?</sup> or recessive<sup>?</sup>. Dominant alleles show their effect even if the individual
Noun, 1. dominant allele - an allele that produces the same phenotype whether
its paired allele is identical or different. dominant · allele, allelomorph - (genetics)
Pertaining to an allele
that exerts its full phenotypic effect despite the presence of another (recessive) allele
of the same gene (the dominant allele
blocks or masks the recessive allele
). (Source: Keeton )
2. Pertaining to an individual that occupies a position of ... More »
Definitions of dominant allele. 1. n an allele that produces the same phenotype
whether its paired allele is identical or different. Synonyms: dominant. Type of: ...
A dominant allele produces a dominant phenotype in individuals who have one
copy of the allele, which can come from just one parent. For a recessive allele to
Recessive and dominant alleles. You will recall that genes have different forms
called alleles. An allele can be recessive or dominant. A recessive allele only ...
Sep 16, 2008 ... Definition. (genetics). (1) (Of, or pertaining to) An allele or a gene that is
expressed in an organism's phenotype, masking the effect of the ...
As Mendel stated in his Law of Segregation, each organism has two genes for
each trait. The different forms of a gene are called alleles. If both alleles are are ...