Genetics

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Genetics
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2011-04-19 14:20:25
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  1. Alleles that are the same for a certain trait
    homozygous
  2. organism having single set of chromosomes
    haploid
  3. pairs of chromosomes similar in shape and size
    homologous chromosomes
  4. duplicated chromosomes consist of two identical ________
    chromatids
  5. basic unit of heredity in a living organisms
    genes
  6. what is the difference between a genotype and phenotype?
    a genotype is a set of genes. A phenotype is how the genes are expressed
  7. the physical trait the organism expresses
    phenotype
  8. Bbllss

    are the b's for this genetic makeup heterozygous
    no
  9. A __________ allele dominates a ____________ allele
    dominant, recessive
  10. who is the father of genetics
    gregor mendel
  11. what is a genotype, show an example
    • the genetic makeup of an organism
    • ex. AaBbCc
  12. the scientific study of heredity
    genetics
  13. Homozygous traits have two ___________ genes and heterozygous traits have two _______________ genes
    identical, different
  14. a recessive allele is only expressed is there is ________ dominant allele present
    NO
  15. specific characteristic that varies from one individual to another
    trait

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