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Chapter 7 Lecture Outline Patterns of Inheritance: Mendelian Inheritance
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2 Genetics Gregor Mendel is considered the Father of Genetics Published in 1866 Established the Field of Genetics Discovered Predictable Patterns in Inheritance
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3 Essential Terms in Genetics Gene - unit of DNA that codes for physical/chemical trait Trait – physical feature of an organism or process of an organism Hair color, eye color, height Digestive enzymes, Hormones Gene = Trait Allele - alternative form of a gene Brown eyes vs Hazel eyes Allele = Choice
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4 Alleles: Choices of traits. Dominant and Recessive Inheritance Dominant - expressed when paired with a different allele (Aa) Represented by an uppercase letter ( A ) Recessive - no effect when paired with a dominant allele (Aa – a is not expressed) Represented by a lowercase letter ( a )
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5 Alleles in an Individual Genotype - the genetic makeup (AA,Aa,aa) allele choices stored on homologous chromosomes.
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