BIO110

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Murphy
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BIO110
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2010-04-19 23:06:35
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  1. Alternative forms of genes are called ?
    ALLELES
  2. In the simplest cases of Alleles, the genes have only two forms. One form is ______,
    the other form is ______.
    DOMINANT / RECESSIVE
  3. When an individual has two of the same alleles, the individual is ______.
    HOMOZYGOUS
  4. When an individual has two different alleles, the individual is ______
    HETEROZYGOUS
  5. What is used to calculate the odds for the inheritance of a particular trait each time a child is conceived?
    A PUNNETT SQUARE
  6. What is the word used to describe all the nitrogen base pairs of an organism or species?
    GENOME
  7. What is the genetic composition of an organism ( the actual alleles of a gene or genes carried by the organism)
    GENOTYPE
  8. What are the physical characteristics called that is the result of the genotype (like flower color, pattern of zebra stripes, widow's peak hairline in humans?
    PHENOTYPE

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