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Genetics

QuestionAnswer
Who was the father of genetics Gregor Mendel
Which is heterozygous ? Tt
Which is homozygous ? SS
Each form of a gene Allele
Stronger trait in genetics (uses a capital letter) Dominant Trait
organelle that directs activities of the cell & passes it on to new cells (contains genes) Chromosome
Genetic makeup of an organism Genotype
Passing on of traits from one generation to another Heredity
organism with two different alleles for a particular trait (Example: Tt) Hybrid
Hybrid Heterozygous
Occurs when a gene is neither dominant nor recessive (genes blend) Incomplete Dominance
Visible physical characteristics of an organism Phenotype
The possibility that an event will take place Probability
organism with two of the same genes for a particular trait (Examples: TT, tt) Purebred
Purebred Homozygous
Weaker trait in genetics that may be hidden,represented with a lower case letter Recessive
Chart that shows the possible gene (allele) combinations in a cross Punnett Square
Change in genes or chromosomes that cause a new trait to be inherited Mutation
Complex molecule that carries genetic information that defines an organism's traits. It is stored in the nucleus. DNA
Neither are dominant or recessive Codominant Allele
Created by: steran3