Meaning recessive gene

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recessive gene


Allele which in the heterozygous state is expected to have no effect on the phenotype of the organism which carries it. After [9]
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recessive gene


A gene that has its phenotypic expression masked by its dominant allele when the two genes are present together in an individual.
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recessive gene


Gene that is masked by its dominant allelic partner, having the recessive phenotype expressed only when both alleles for a given trait are recessive. recessive trait
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recessive gene


Recessive Gene: A gene that is phenotypically expressed in the homozygous state but has its expression masked in the presence of a dominant gene.'
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