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One of several alternate forms of a @[email protected] which occur at the same locus on homologous @[email protected] and which become separated during @[email protected] and can be recombined following @[email protected] of gametes.
Source:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 146 [Terms] [Paper]