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Unformatted text preview: Genetics and inheritance Aim: 1. To recall the important terms that relate to genetics and inheritance (KS4) 2. Describe the basic structure of DNA In your own words, explain the following terms 1. Chromosome 2. Gene 3. Features 4. Gametes 5. Zygote 6. Diploid 7. Allele 8. Homozygous 9. Heterozygous 10. Selective breeding 11. Genetic engineering 12. Meiosis 13. Mitosis 14. Sexual reproduction 15. Asexual reproduction 16. Mutations 17. Dominant 18. Recessive T h e i n s t r u c t i o n s t h a t t e l l c e l l s w h a t w e l o o k l i k e a r e c a r r i e d i n t h e s e . T h e r e a r e 2 3 p a i r s o f t h e m i n a n o r m a l h u m a n c e l l . These are the units which make up chromosomes. Responsible for inheritance of specific characteristics These are things like eye colour, skin colour and hair colour. They are controlled by genes. Sperm and egg cells are both this type of cell....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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