Sentence Examples


  • To be affected by the disease, which shows autosomal recessive inheritance, a baby must inherit a mutant allele from each parent.
  • Here the recessive allele produces the ordinary blue, also called English blue or American blue.
  • If there is a green allele on chromosome 19 and the rest of the alleles are blue, eye color will be green.
  • Genetically, races differ with respect to allele frequencies rather than in the possession of unique alleles.
  • In 5/6 patients the wild-type allele was lost in the tumor samples, suggesting a causal role for the mutations in RCC.

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