BMS110 Chapter 19 Study Guide

BMS110 Chapter 19 Study Guide - BMS110 Section A/D/Z Fall...

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BMS110 Section A/D/Z Fall 2011 BMS110 Chapter 19 Study Guide 1. What are Genes, Loci, and alleles and how do they function in heredity? a. Gene-chemical instructions for building proteins. b. Loci-specified location of a chromosome c. Allele-each chemical version of a gene 2. What is meant by homozygous condition, heterozygous condition? a. Homozygous- having the same two alleles for a trait b. Heterozygous-having two different alleles for a trait 3. What is dominant and recessive refer to in alleles? a. Dominant-what you see, masks the recessive (AA,Aa) b. Recessive- only see if you have both (aa) 4. What is geneotype and give an example genetic representation of homozygous dominant, homozygous recessive, and heterozygous? a. Geneotype-the alleles a person inherits b. Homozygous dominant: AA c. Homozygous recessive: aa d. Heterozygous: Aa 5. What is the difference between genotype and phenotype? a.
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course BMS 110 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '11 term at Missouri State University-Springfield.

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