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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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Number refers to allelle of aroE, gdh, gki, recP, spi, xpt, and ddiA genes, respectively.
More recently, a group of researchers found an association between blind diagnoses of alcoholism and the presence of the A1 allelle of the dopamine D2 receptor gene (Blum et al.
Susanna Annunen, An Allelle of COL9A2 Associated with Intevertebral Disc Disease, 285 SCIENCE 409 (1999).
Figure A1 demonstrates that the first-order approximations (A1-A4) predict the numerically found equilibrium allelle frequencies reasonably well.