Homoallelism

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Homoallelism

 

the existence of a gene in two or more forms (alleles), which are variants of its identical sections. Homoallelism is characterized by the absence of recombinations between alleles, which are then called homoalleles.

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