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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Likewise, the minor allele frequency of the 287 bp Alu I/D polymorphism of the ACE gene (rs 4646994) as seen in the current study, was significantly higher among the Omani Arabs (p=0.
Of these, only locus Pglobtl3 deviated in all populations, with a null allele frequency estimated between 0.
Comparison of minor allele frequency (-308 TNF-[alpha] A allele) in different world populations Population Frequency of A allele (%) Jammu and Kashmir (North India) 25.
Minor allele frequency (MAF) distribution of three different Bangladeshi cattle populations Population No.
5, depending on whether the estimate was based on allele frequency changes from years 1961 to 1993 or on the combined changes observed from 1961to 1977 and 1977 to 1993.
These 4 disequilibrium loci (BP017, BP301, and AF039660, AF039661) also had the highest estimated null allele frequency among all loci examined ([p.
32 vWA null allele carriers among 18 549 parents, which translates to an estimated null allele frequency of 0.
In a subgroup analysis, the minor allele frequency of rs5030737 was significantly less common among case-patients [less than or equal to]5 years old than in the reference sample (2% vs.
For example, allele frequency changes are shown not only as a value or graph but also as individual phenotypes in the simulation's world view (Figure 1).
Small changes in allele frequency do occur randomly," Van Tassell says.
2003), who reported that African Americans have a higher R allele frequency (0.
8 Genotype b/b 36 (80%) Genotype a/b 7 (16%) Genotype a/a 2 (4%) Genotype a/a +a/b 9 (20%) Allele frequency of a 0.