• Allele

    Allele is the variant forms of a gene with one of two or more forms in a single gene. Each person inherits two alleles for each gene, one from each parent.

    Since alleles are the variant forms of a gene, these variations are the reason we are all different from each other.

    Alleles have a variety of different forms, which are located at the same position on a chromosome. These differences in variations, named SNP’s, control an individual’s speed of metabolism and reactions to medications.

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