Genetics

Sex linked Inheritance

Sex linked Inheritance   The inheritance of a trait (phenotype) that is determined by a gene located on one of the sex chromosomes is called sex linked inheritance. The expectations of sex-linked inheritance in any species depend on how the chromosomes determine sex. For example, in humans, males are heterogametic. It has one X chromosome and one Y chromosome. But ...

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Mendelian Genetics

          Mendelian Genetics Chapter 10 section 2 mendelian genetics Introduction of Mendel Gregor Joha Mendel was borne in 1822. He died in 1884. He was a priest. He formulated two laws of heredity: (a)   Law of segregation (b)   Law of independent assortment. Mendel presented his findings to Brunn Society for the study of Natural Science in ...

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Mendel’s Law Of Segregation

Mendel’s Law Of Segregation   It states that two coexisting alleles for each trait in an individual segregate from each other during meiosis and each gamete receives only one of the two alleles not both. Mendel’s law of segregation has four parts: I. Alternative versions of genes cause variations in inherited characters. This is the concept of alleles. Alleles are ...

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History Of Genetics

HISTORY OF GENETICS   chapter 10 section 2 mendelian genetics Mendel’s laws: The laws of inheritance were derived by Gregor Mendel. He was 19th century Austrian monk. He was conducting plant hybridity experiments. Between 1856 and 1863, he cultivated and tested some 28,000 pea plants. His experiments brought firth two generalizations. They later became known as Mendel’s Laws of Heredity ...

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