recessive allele


recessive allele
   Is obscured in the phenotype of a heterozygote by the dominant allele, often due to inactivity or absence of the product of the recessive allele.

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  • recessive allele — recessive allele. См. рецессивный аллель. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • recessive allele — stelbiamasis alelis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Tas iš poros heterozigotinio individo alelių, kurio veikimą nustelbia vyraujantysis genas. atitikmenys: angl. recessive allele rus. рецессивный аллель ryšiai: sinonimas – recesyvusis …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • recessive allele — 1. The failure of an allele to affect the phenotype of the heterozygote. 2. A term applied to organisms displaying recessive characters; see double recessive, dominant allele …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • recessive allele — noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical • Syn: ↑recessive • Hypernyms: ↑allele, ↑allelomorph …   Useful english dictionary

  • recessive allele — an allele that is phenotypically expressed only in the homozygous (or hemizygous, for X linked traits) state. Cf. dominant a …   Medical dictionary

  • recessive allele — Allelic state of a gene, where homozygosity is required for the expression of the relevant phenotype. Opposite: dominant allele …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • allele — allelic /euh lee lik, euh lel ik/, adj. allelism, n. /euh leel /, n. Genetics. any of several forms of a gene, usually arising through mutation, that are responsible for hereditary variation. [1930 35; < G Allel, appar. as shortening of G… …   Universalium

  • recessive — re•ces•sive [[t]rɪˈsɛs ɪv[/t]] adj. 1) tending to recede 2) gen Genetics. a) pertaining to the allele of a gene pair whose effect is masked by the second allele when both are present in the same cell or organism b) of or pertaining to the… …   From formal English to slang

  • allele — n. [Gr. allelon, one another] Genes occupying the same locus in homologous chromosomes, that segregate from each other at the reduction division; see dominant allele, pseudoallele, isoallele, recessive allele, multiple allele …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Recessive — Re*ces sive (r[ e]*s[e^]s s[i^]v), n. (Genetics) A genetic trait determined by a recessive[2] allele; a trait not appearing in the phenotype unless both chromosomes of the organism have the same allele; also, an allele which is recessive[2].… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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