Mendel's_Work

Mendel's_Work - transmits only half of its hereditary...

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Today’s Objectives: SOL BIO.2e, BIO.6d-BIO.6g Given a description of Mendel’s work with garden peas, explain and/or identify Mendel’s principles (dominance, segregation, independent assortment, or the processes involved). Identify the following: recessive, genetics, gene, genotype, phenotype, heredity, heterozygus, homozygous.
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Gregor Mendel (1823-1884) Augustinian monk Mendel was the first person to trace the characteristics of successive generations of a living thing (pea plants).
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Mendel’s Laws of Heredity Hereditary factors do not combine, but are passed intact ( Law of Segregation ) Each member of the parental generation
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Unformatted text preview: transmits only half of its hereditary factors to each offspring (with certain factors "dominant" over others) ( Law of Dominance ) Different offspring of the same parents receive different sets of hereditary factors ( Law of Independent Assortment ) Why Peas? Quick reproductive cycle Self-pollinating He studied simple traits, traits that occurred in only one of two possible variations. Definitions Trait Gene Allele Dominant Recessive Heredity Genetics Hybrid Phenotype Genotype Homozygous Heterozygous...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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