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Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Dencology, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. Dencology

    Dencology 2+ Year Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    guys i don't understand what is allele. is is the characteristics of a particular gene or species?
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  3. Decan

    Decan 2+ Year Member

    May 9, 2007
    An allele is an alternate form of a gene. Genes come in pairs, those pairs are alleles. For example, genes for earlobes (hanging vs. attached). You may have both alleles but the dominant form will be expressed. Hope that helps!

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