Genotype and Phenotype

Genotype and Phenotype - genes only have the dominant trait...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Genotype and Phenotype What is the difference?
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Review Words Characteristics – are the category of a trait – Example – eye color, height, likes/dislikes Traits – the physical, social, and emotional qualities of an organism Example – blue eyes, tall, hates carrots Dominant Trait – when a majority of an organism shows the trait. Example – most pea plants show as tall Recessive Trait – when a minority of an organism shows the trait. Example – few pea plants show as short Alleles – all the possible choices for a characteristic Example – eye color – blue, brown, gray, green
Background image of page 2
Genotype How the genes code for a specific trait . If the trait is dominant it uses a capital letter Example – Tall (T) If the trait is recessive it uses the same letter but lower case Example – short (t) Genotypes always have two letters – one for dad and one for mom
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Types of genotype Purebred ( homozygous ) dominant – the
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: genes only have the dominant trait in its code. Example Dominant Tall -- TT Purebred ( homozygous ) recessive the genes only have the recessive trait in its code. Example Recessive short tt Hybrid ( heterozygous ) the genes are mixed code for that trait. Example hybrid Tall -- Tt Phenotype The outward appearance of the trait. How an organism looks How an organism acts How an organism feels Tricks to remembering the difference between Genotype and Phenotype Genotype deals with GENE CODE. Phenotype deals with looks you can take a PHOTO with. This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

Page1 / 7

Genotype and Phenotype - genes only have the dominant trait...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online