Feb2410 - Heritability a 3 Part question How come we resemble our parents That is how is our heritable information passed from generation to

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Heritability - a 3 Part question How come we resemble our parents? That is, how is our heritable information passed from generation to generation? How does the genetic code create a characteristic? Where does variation in the code come from? 1 Sunday, February 28, 2010
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How does the genetic code create a characteristic? How are proteins made? Transcription and Translation How does the DNA code for these proteins? 2 Sunday, February 28, 2010
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Summary DNA makes proteins a segment of DNA that codes for a particular protein is called a LOCUS we have two copies of each locus - two copies of each GENE (on the autosomes) variations at the locus are called ALLELES 3 Sunday, February 28, 2010
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locus= the location of a gene on a chromosome Allele= alternative form of a locus homozygous= having the same allele at the locus on both chromosomes heterozygous= having different alleles at the locus on both chromosomes 4 Sunday, February 28, 2010
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How is the genetic code passed from generation to generation? How do cells divide?
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Feb2410 - Heritability a 3 Part question How come we resemble our parents That is how is our heritable information passed from generation to

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