allele frequency

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allele frequency

[ə′lēl ¦frē·kwən·sē]
(genetics)
The fraction of all alleles at a given locus constituted by a particular allele in a population. Also known as gene frequency.
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542), indicating that gene frequencies of this locus had reached genetic equilibrium and it was group-representative.
For analysis of Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium (HWE), gene frequencies, allele frequencies and differences in genetic and allelic frequencies, Chi square test was used.
In Southeast Asia, gene frequencies of alpha thalassemia reach 30-40% and beta thalassemia gene frequencies varies between 1-9%3.
Gene frequencies of ABO and rhesus blood groups and haemoglobin variants in Ogbomosho, South West Nigeria.
Chi-square test was used to calculate Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, gene frequencies, allele frequencies, and difference in genotype and allele frequencies between different groups.
We expect that sub-populations with different gene frequencies and diseases will form," it says.
Several studies on the distribution of ABO gene frequencies in Turkey indicated that the gene frequencies of two systems (ABO and RhD) were found to be between those of Asians and Europeans (6).
Such theories remain controversial however, as statistical analyses are used to evaluate gene frequencies and expression levels, making the proper categorization of genes particularly challenging.
It is not known whether gene frequencies found in the Western Cape are representative of other black populations across the country.
The standard error of gene frequencies was calculated as; where, N is sample size, p is the frequencies of the C allele, q is the frequencies of the T allele, and NCC, NCT and NTT are numbers of CC, CT and TT types, respectively (Vanli et al.