Brooker_Chp4P - Chapter 4 Extensions of Mendel [Complex...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Extensions of Mendel [Complex gene interactions] Genetic Symbols, Mendelian recessive allele = lower case letter dominant allele = upper case of recessive allele Given: purple flower allele dominant over white white = recessive = w purple = dominant = W Given: allele for albinism = a We know it is a recessive trait Dominant allele = A Genetic Symbols, Drosophila Wild-type (wt) = most common phenotypic form Mutant = variant of wt Allele = Initials of mutant trait Recessive allele use lower case Dominant allele use upper case Wild-type use + superscript Given: mutant fly w/ white eyes (recessive trait) Mutant = w Wild-type red-eye = w + Given: mutant fly w/plum eyes (dominant trait) Mutant = Pm Wild-type red eye = Loss of function mutation generally recessive allele * NOTE: following Mendelian convention, allele should be indicated as W or w ....
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Brooker_Chp4P - Chapter 4 Extensions of Mendel [Complex...

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