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Synonyms for allele

(genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character

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Table 3: Prevalence of Diabetes, hypertension and IHD in different alleles of rs2892288 (N = 91).
In black goat and Yaoshan goat, G is the dominant allele in G447C.
For LMW-GS, six alleles were found at Glu-A3 locus and nine were found at Glu-B3 locus.
We have previously reported that susceptibility to CR was associated with HLA alleles associated with rapid progression to AIDS, especially HLA-B35 [6].
This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of mutant T allele frequency in healthy individuals.
Among the MHC genes, some HLADRB1 alleles such as HLA-DRB1*15, HLADRB1*03, and HLA-DRB1*04 emerge as the main risk-conferring genetic factors (9-11).
In UC patients, the mutant alleles and genotypes of FUT2 (C357T, A385T, and G428A) did not statistically differ between patients with extensive colitis and distal colitis.
We included any study that met all of the following criteria: (1) the study was a cross-sectional, case control, or cohort design; (2) clear diagnostic criteria for CAD were established; (3) the association between of HPA-2a/b, GP VI T13254C, and GP Ib[alpha] VNTR with risk of CHD was investigated; and (4) the odds ratios (ORs)/risk ratio (RR, for cohort studies) and the corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CIs), or the distributions of genotype and allele frequency were reported.
With the advent and growing implementation of routine HLA genotyping by NGS within clinical immunogenetics laboratories, the pace of discovery and annotation of novel HLA alleles continues to grow.
This study aimed to investigate the associations of HLA-DRB1 alleles with NPC and the clinical significance of HLA-DRB1 alleles in NPC.
Certain genetic variants (i.e., alleles)--particularly the ADH 16*2, ADH 1 B*3, ADH 1 C*1, and ALDH2*2 alleles--have been associated with lower rates of alcohol dependence.