These traits are often visibly expressed and are called phenotypes the genetic

These traits are often visibly expressed and are

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with a recessive allele, the dominant allele takes charge and determines the traits. These traits are often visibly expressed and are called phenotypes – the genetic code working behind a trait is called the genotype. Here's a good example to learn more about dominant and recessive traits. When it comes to eye color, the allele for brown eyes (B) is dominant, whereas the allele for blue eyes (b) is recessive. It means that if one of your parents has blue eyes and the other one has brown, you are more likely to have brown eyes. The thing is that you will have brown eyes if you receive dominant alleles from both parents. You will still have brown eyes if you receive one recessive allele (b) and one dominant allele (B). You will only have blue eyes if you receive recessive allele from both parents. The genetic material determining the trait is the genotype, which is said to be homozygous when you have two recessive or two dominant alleles from your parents or heterozygous when you have one recessive and one dominant allele from your parents. In most cases, the child will have brown eyes when one parent contributes the recessive allele and
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