codominant

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co·dom·i·nant

(kō-dom'i-nant),
In genetics, denoting an equal degree of dominance of two genes, both being expressed in the phenotype of the individual; for example, genes A and B of the ABO blood group are codominant; individuals with both are type AB.

codominant

(kō-dŏm′ə-nənt)
adj.
1. Of or relating to two alleles of a gene that are both fully expressed in a heterozygote.
2. Being one of two or more of the most common or important species in an ecological community and influencing the presence and type of other species in the community.

co·dom·i·nant

(kō-dom'i-nănt)
genetics Denoting an equal degree of dominance of two genes, both being expressed in the phenotype of the individual (e.g., genes A and B of the ABO blood group are codominant); individuals with both are type AB.
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The biosynthesis of each protein isoform is under the control of three independent codominant alleles, [member of]2, [member of]3, and [member of]4, located at a single Apo E gene locus on chromosome 19g13.