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Biological Anthropology: The Natural History of Humankind Chapter 4 Genetics: From Genotype to Phenotype
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Genes Structural Genes Regulatory Genes
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Genes Genotype Phenotype
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From Genotype to Phenotype The ABO Blood Type System Recessive, dominant and co-dominant alleles Obesity Genes, environment, and phenotype
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Mendelian Genetics Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) Experiments in particulate inheritance Discovered dichotomous variation Developed a series of postulates about inheritance
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Mendel’s Postulates Hereditary characteristics are controlled by particulate unit factors that exist in pairs in individual organisms When an individual has two different unit factors responsible for a characteristic, only one is expressed and is said to be dominant to the other, which is said to be recessive
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Mendel’s Law of Segregation: During the formation of gametes, the paired unit factors separate, or segregate, randomly so that each sex cell receives one or the other with equal likelihood. Mendel’s Law of Independent
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