Glossary beginning with A

allelesearch for term
One of several alternative forms of a gene occupying a given locus on a chromosome, such as zyg-1(oj-7), zyg-1(it4). Lewin, B. (1994). Genes V. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p.1235 Synonyms: alleles
autosomesearch for term
Any chromosome other than sex chromosome. Synonyms: autosomes