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Unformatted text preview: o Ex) height Heritability The slope of the linear regression line is one way to estimate heritability Called regression because offspring are rarely as deviant as their parents their parents; they regress toward the mean Can predict evolution in the short term if selection and heritability are known but cant predict it in the long run due to unpredictable variables Expression of genes depends on the environment Having an allele versus expressing an allele Environment determines what alleles are expressed (transcribed) just because you have an allele doesnt necessarily mean it is expressed 16:31 16:31...
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