allelic exclusion


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

allelic exclusion

[ə¦lē‚lik iks′klü·zhən]
(genetics)
Expression of a single immunoglobulin allele by a B lymphocyte.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, it will unravel mechanisms of allelic exclusion that extend beyond malaria virulence into fundamental aspect of gene expression in other organisms.