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Found Recessive 3 times.

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1. Recessive gene
A gene that is expressed only when it is present in two copies or if the other copy is missing.

2. Recessive oncogene (anti-oncogene)
A single copy of this gene is sufficient to suppress cell proliferation; the loss of both copies of the gene contributes to cancer formation.

3. Recessive
Refers to an allele of a gene that is expressed when the dominant allele is not present. An allele expressed only in homozygous form, when the dominant allele is absent.

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