hypomorphic allele

hypomorphic allele

[¦hī·pə¦mȯr·fik ə′lēl]
(genetics)
An allele that has reduced levels of gene activity.
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The presence of a hypomorphic allele, which can be found in any part of RYR1 gene, was clearly correlated to increased clinical severity and ophthalmoparesis.