Introduction to Genetic Analysis 28

Introduction to Genetic Analysis 28 - 2.2 Sex chromosomes...

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KEY QUESTIONS How is it possible to tell if a phenotypic variant has a genetic basis? Are phenotypic variants inherited in consistent patterns through the generations? At the gene level, what is the explanation for the patterns by which phenotypic variants are inherited? Is the pattern of inheritance influenced by the location of the relevant gene or genes in the genome? Is the pattern for one phenotype independent of that for phenotypes of other characters? OUTLINE 2.1 Autosomal inheritance
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Unformatted text preview: 2.2 Sex chromosomes and sex-linked inheritance 2.3 Cytoplasmic inheritance 27 2 PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE Gregor Mendels monastery. A statue of Mendel is visible in the background. Today, this part of Mendels monastery is a museum, and the curators have planted red and white begonias in an array that graphically represents the type of inheritance patterns Mendel obtained with peas. [Anthony Grifths.] 44200_02_p27-72 3/4/04 1:31 PM Page 27...
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