SOQ11_FALL_06 - Study Objective Questions # 11 Patterns of...

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Study Objective Questions # 11 Patterns of Inheritance 1. Define dominant gene, recessive gene, F1 generation, F2 generation, allele, genotype, phenotype, heterozygous, and homozygous . Dominant gene- the gene that is expressed Recessive gene- alternative form of the gene F1 generation- first filial generation, the first generation that is produced F2 generation- the second filial generation, this generation contains the offspring of F1 * F1 Allele- alternative forms of a factor which leads to alternation forms of the gene Genotype- totality of alleles that an individual contains Phenotype- the physical appearance of that individual, observable outward manifestation of the genotype Heterozygous- two haploid gametes contain different alleles, so the offspring has one of each Homozygous- two haploid gametes contain exactly the same allele, so the offspring has two of the same alleles 2. Describe the five elements of the Mendelian model of heredity. What is the Mendelian ratio and what is its significance. Info about the alternative forms of the characters that an individual expresses is encoded by the factors it receives from its parents Each individual receives two factors that may code for the same or
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 111 taught by Professor Blume during the Winter '08 term at Union.

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SOQ11_FALL_06 - Study Objective Questions # 11 Patterns of...

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