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Bio - Genetics

stack for genetics

dominant trait a trait that always shows up - shown by a capital letter R, T, W
recessive trait a trait that can be covered up - shown by a small letter r, t, w
homozygous alleles when both alleles are the same: AA, ee
heterozygous alleles when the alleles are different: Aa, Ee
allele different forms of a trait -
genotype the genetic combination of an allele - examples are AA, bb
phenotype the physical appearance of an organism
gene section of DNA that determines a trait
purebred an individual that has only 1 type of allele - examples KK or kk, DD or dd
hybrid an individual that has both forms of an allele- examples Gg, Mm
Created by: lb goodlock