what is the difference between gene and allele

Asked by DR JOYANTA KUMAR CHOUDHURY | 11th Feb, 2017, 06:31: PM

Expert Answer:

 
 

Gene

Allele

A gene is a part of DNA that determines a specific trait

Allele is a member of a pair or series of genes that occupy a specific position on a specific chromosome.

Genes are something we inherit from our parents

Alleles determine how they are expressed in an individual.

No pairing for genes

Alleles occur in pairs

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 12th Feb, 2017, 05:04: PM

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