allotype

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Etymology[edit]

allo- +‎ -type

Noun[edit]

allotype ‎(plural allotypes)

  1. (zoology) A specimen that exemplifies the opposite sex of the holotype.
  2. A genetically determined variant of the amino acid sequence of a protein.
  3. (immunology) An immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the individual.

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