What is the difference between allele and gene? Short fast 1 minute answer

Two important genetic definitions that are important in biotechnology class are allele and gene.

What is the difference between a gene and an allele? The short answer is that an allele is a variant form of a gene. Explained in greater detail, each gene resides at a specific locus (location on a chromosome) in two copies, one copy of the gene inherited from each parent.

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