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al·lele fre·quen·cy

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  1. Allele frequency

    Allele frequency, or gene frequency, is the proportion of a particular allele among all allele copies being considered. Formal definition: Allele or gene frequency is the percentage of all alleles at a given locus in a population gene pool represented by a particular allele. In other words, it is the number of copies of a particular allele divided by the number of copies of all alleles at the genetic place in a population. It is usually expressed as a percentage. In population genetics, allele frequencies are used to depict the amount of genetic diversity at the individual, population, and species level. It is also the relative proportion of all alleles of a gene that are of a designated type. Given the following: a particular locus on a chromosome and the gene occupying that locus a population of N individuals carrying n loci in each of their somatic cells different alleles of the gene exist one allele exists in a copies then the allele frequency is the fraction or percentage of all the occurrences of that locus that is occupied by a given allele and the frequency of one of the alleles is a/.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allele frequency in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allele frequency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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