Genetics III vocabulary 2010

Genetics III vocabulary 2010 - Genetic Vocabulary Genome...

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Genetic Vocabulary Genome The total genetic endowment of a species
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The alleles you posses define your genotype or hereditary makeup. The way they are expressed physically is your phenotype : the sum of observable traits. You can’t always tell a person’s genotype from what you see on the outside, from their phenotype
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Homozygous: both alleles in the pair are the same Heterozygous: two different alleles in a pair Remember, one allele in the pair will come from your mother, and one from your father The alleles you posses define your genotype or hereditary makeup. The way they are expressed physically is your phenotype : the sum of observable traits.
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When you have heterozygous alleles Recessive: the allele in the pair that is not expressed in your phenotype Dominant: the allele in the pair that is the only one expressed in your phenotype Co-dominant: both alleles are partially expressed
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Any particular trait can be determined by any number of loci: Single gene trait = monogenetic inheritance
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