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Dominant character

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(genetics) An inherited trait that results from the expression of the dominant allele over the recessive allele.


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The inheritance of one or two copies of the dominant alleles results in the expression of a dominant trait.


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genetic phenotype

Its like, if we consider tall character as dominant and dwarf as recessive the if the heterozygous is tall the tall is dominant and is the heterozygous ...

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by gauthum
Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic phenotype
Replies: 1
Views: 1674

Re:

... allele makeup of the individual) usually with reference to a specific character under consideration.[1] For instance, the human CFTR gene, which ... a protein that transports chloride ions across cell membranes, can be dominant (A) as the normal version of the gene, or recessive (a) as a mutated ...

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by Crucible
Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:29 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Genie and the Bottle; When a Genotype is not a Genotype
Replies: 6
Views: 4360

The Genie and the Bottle; When a Genotype is not a Genotype

... (2) A set of alleles that determines the expression of a particular characteristic or trait (phenotype). (zoology) The genetic makeup of an individual ... a particular character or trait may exist in two allelic forms; one is dominant (e.g. A) and the other is recessive (e.g. a). Based on this, ...

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by Crucible
Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:29 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Genie and the Bottle; When a Genotype is not a Genotype
Replies: 6
Views: 4360

Genetics help

... I've been given a set of data related to the phenotypic expression of dominant or recessive genes (eg: PTC tasting - 27 positive and 61 negative, ... the proportion of the population that has a “no” score for every character. Does this mean I need to find their no score percentage? i.e for ...

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by AdamH
Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:20 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics help
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Views: 3601

Re: Mendel's Peas

1) a. character = gene and trait = allele /quote] So if I had a heterozygous dominant set of alleles, then would that mean I would have one trait or two traits? You would have 2 traits in ...

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by DRT23
Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:13 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's Peas
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Views: 3793
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