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allozyme

[′al·ə‚zīm]
(genetics)
One of two or more forms of an enzyme that are specified by allelic genes.
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Allozyme diversity in Anopheles quadrimaculatus (sensu stricto.
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We used allozyme electrophoresis to address the following questions: What are the levels of genetic variation in the Georgia population?
The number of allozyme loci examined was small, but again the genetic distance between L.
Analyses of 23 allozyme loci in > 700 individuals representing 18 moose populations in Scandinavia were required to reveal extensive genetic variation in moose (Ryman et al.
On a per locus basis, the proportion of total genetic variation due to differences among populations ([G.sub.st]) ranged from 0.031 for (Est-1) to 0.381 (Per-2) with a mean of 0.116, indicating that about 12% of the total allozyme variation was distributed among populations.
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Mitochondrial-DNA (mtDNA) analysis is generally assumed to be more powerful than allozyme analysis for revealing population structure, and has been used for numerous avian systematic and population genetic studies (Avise 1994, Miranda et al.
mariesii, allozyme studies of this species have shown clear evidence of genetic drift during the expansion of its distribution northward.
Mayden (personal communication), using allozyme electrophoresis, and T.
In all of these cases, allozyme electrophoresis was the method used for species identification.