homoallele

One of a number of otherwise identical alleles which differ at the same site in their sequence. Homoalleles are inherited as strict alteRNAtives; but heteroalleles, in principle, could through recombination create a genotype which contains a 'double' variant.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • homo- — ♦ Élément, du gr. homos « semblable, le même ». ⇒ homéo . ⊗ CONTR. Allo , hétér(o) . homo élément, du gr. homos, semblable, le même . ⇒HOMO , élém. formant Élém. issu du gr. « semblable, le même », entrant dans la constr. de très nombreux termes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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