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Unformatted text preview: Genetics 18/03/2008 08:05:00 Mirror of Venus stands for women Spear of Mars stands for male We share genes in common with our parents Outline • History • Terms • Mendel’s Law of Segregation • Monohybrid Cross • Testcross • Incomplete dominance • Law of Independent Assortment • Dihybrid Cross • Multifactorial Mythology of cultures: they blended animals together like minotaur; strength comes from this aspect People are curious about malformed babies Aristotle said that semen is made up of male ingredients then it is mixed with female ingredients Male is conceived in the summer because of the heat of passion Women born in the winter because they are cool and cold Aristotle said that the sperm was a little man while the ovary just held the little man Digraph said that women contain little man in ovary not sperm True breeding-grey horses will always give you grey horses 1860’s-Gregory Mendel-father of genetics-monk Figure 14.2-pea plantsFigure 14....
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- Spring '07
- Genetics, Mendelian Inheritance