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(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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The study's senior author, Robert Levenson, said the results provide"a dollop of support for the idea that positive emotions are under the same tent as negative ones, when it comes to the short allele.
The pairing of at least one set of alleles has been observed to coincide with a critical time in the life of a stem cell: the moment when it commits to develop into a specific cell type.
COLOR ALLELES As if all of this weren't complicated enough, there is more than one place (or locus) on a Lab's chromosomes where genes influence color.
Consequently, we aimed to study the association between HLA alleles and PT in Iraqi patients, who referred to the Institute of Tuberculosis in Baghdad city.
This article examines data from another source: in recent years, research on the serotonin transporter gene has been carried out in many countries and the published reports provide evidence of the distribution of the respective alleles in many countries.
In addition, the use of a limited number of STR loci (kits usually enable the typing of 9-15 autosomal STR loci) can very occasionally result in failure to exclude a wrongly accused person who may, by chance, carry copies of all the alleles that the child inherited from its true parent.
CSN1S2 F, O and D Alleles were detected by means of RFLP-PCR (restricted fragment length polymorphismPCR) according to Ramunno et al.
This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of mutant T allele frequency in healthy individuals.
The protective FOXO3 allele (G allele) is associated with longevity with one G allele (GT genotype) doubling the odds to live to 100 and two G alleles (GG genotype) tripling the odds to live to 100.
The maximum likelihood estimate of allele frequencies at the ABO locus was obtained through Bernstein method and the concordance with Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (HWE) was tested by Chi-test (Strickberger, 2005; Falconer and Mackay, 1996).
According to some research studies carried out among Asians, patients who were homozygous for *10 alleles are associated with a poorer survival outcomes.
Given the need for routine HLA genotyping for histocompatibility testing, the Immunogenetics community has characterized over 14000 named HLA alleles using a variety of techniques including traditional serological approaches and more recent DNA-based methodologies including restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis, PCR-sequence specific oligonucleotide probes (PCR-SSOP), sequence specific primer PCR (SSP-PCR), Sanger sequence based typing (SBT) and most recently next generation sequencing (NGS) (8-19).
This study aimed to investigate the associations of HLA-DRB1 alleles with NPC and the clinical significance of HLA-DRB1 alleles in NPC.
These alleles may lead to an accumulation of acetaldehyde during alcohol metabolism, which can result in heightened subjective and objective effects.