allele in a sentence
Example sentences for allele
They simply carry a double dose of an allele for whiteness.
The scientists discovered small changes in gene frequency, the relative percentage of an allele compared to nearby genes.
Inserting a resistant allele into susceptible macrophages made the cells more resistant to anthrax.
Each allele codes for a bitter taste receptor protein with a slightly different shape.
No such allele has been identified, and theoretical biologists haven't been able to model it.
So to take the eye color example, there would be an allele for brown eyes and an allele for blue eyes.
With each gene, one allele was much more common than all the others.
Those with a short allele have a genetic vulnerability to depression.
Unfortunately more complex creatures also have more spare or overlapping systems to help out a suboptimal allele.