adjective see allele

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  • allelic — adj. 1. of or pertaining to alleles. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allelic — See allele. * * * …   Universalium

  • allelic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to alleles b) Of or pertaining to alleles of the same gene …   Wiktionary

  • allelic — Relating to an allele. SYN: allelomorphic …   Medical dictionary

  • allelic — adj. (Genetics) of an allele (one of several genes responsible for hereditary variation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allelic — al·lel·ic …   English syllables

  • allelic — adj. See: allele …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • allelic — adjective of or relating to alleles • Syn: ↑allelomorphic • Pertains to noun: ↑allelomorph (for: ↑allelomorphic), ↑allele • Derivationally related forms: ↑allele …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allelic exclusion — Humans and many other organisms are diploid , i.e. they have two copies of each chromosome (one inherited from each parent) in all their somatic cells. Both chromosomes within the pair contain essentially the same genes, but these genes may… …   Wikipedia

  • allelic exclusion — The process whereby one or more loci on one of the chromosome sets in a diploid cell is inactivated (or destroyed) so that the locus or loci is (are) not expressed in that cell or a clone founded by it. For example in mammals one of the X… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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