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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05 (NS) f = allelic frequency,-= no Chi-square test due to fixed alleles, NA = no amplification.
As no heterozygous individuals were found so allelic frequency and genotypic frequency was same.
These two polymorphisms at position 16 and 27 are found in high allelic frequency in general population24.
7), and we also found a higher CC genotype in NP patients and no relationship between allelic frequency (T or C) and NP formation.
The allelic frequency for LGB gene was 68% for A allele and 32% for B allele.
International efforts are aimed at reclassification of variants of unknown significance (VUS) [2] as deleterious or benign, based on available data such as allelic frequency in a control population, conservation of the amino acid, in silico predictors, and published functional assays.
The fact that there is some extent of allelic frequency variation in the human population (though actually very little compared to other primates) does not in any way imply evolutionary changes leading to permanent divergence, which requires fixation of alleles in defined and usually isolated populations.
The allelic frequency obtained in this study is shown in Table II, which also shows the frequencies reported for all of the mutations in the exons examined both in Latin America and the rest of the world.
Increasing the analyzed specimens number of each of these aforementioned homozygote populations could probably reveal some rare heterozygote alleles, although it would not be expected to considerably change the allelic frequency levels.