What does allele mean ?

Clemens Suter-Crazzolara un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de
Fri Dec 2 05:03:58 EST 1994

> Alleles are any data in genome mapping experiments which
> appear to be distributed within a population according to
> Mendelian theory.
>     --bks
an allele is one of several alternate forms of a gene occupying
a given locus on the chromosome (Benjamin Lewin)

identical gene-pairs, of which the cistrons are interchangeable 
(S.M. rapoport)

clemens, heidelberg

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