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The two paired alleles in an organism

The two paired alleles in an organism - when two different...

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The two paired alleles in an organism's genotype may be identical, or  they may be different.  An organism's condition is said to be  homozygous  when two  identical alleles are present for a particular characteristic.  In contrast, the condition is said to be  heterozygous
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Unformatted text preview: when two different alleles are present for a particular characteristic. In a homozygous individual, the alleles express themselves. In a heterozygous individual, the alleles may interact with one another, and in many cases, only one allele is expressed....
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