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Blume Ch.5 #1-16

What is an organism that has two different alleles for a trait? heterozygous
What occurs when a group of gene pairs acts together to produce a single trait? polygenic inheritance
What is an organism with two alleles that are exactly the same? homozygous
Through what do scientists experiment to change the arrangement of DNA in a gene? genetic engineering
What shows patterns of genetic inheritance in a family ? pedigree
What are more than two alleles possible for a trait? multiple alleles
What is the way an organism looks and behaves as a result of its gene type? phenotype
What is the genetic makeup of an organism called? genotype
In what is a normal allele placed into a virus? gene therapy
In a punnett square, a small (t) stands for what kind of allele? recessive
What type of trait covers up other traits? dominant
What is made by inserting a useful segment of DNA from one organism into a bacterium? recombinant DNA
WHat happens when both alleles are expressed in offspring? incomplete dominance
What are the different forms a gene may have for a trait? alleles
What is the passing of traits from one generation to another? heredity
What are the alleles for hemophilia on the X chromosome? sex-linked gene
Created by: bvazquez