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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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need help with some home work

... example: Lets say that there is a gene T which codes for the tallness character.So depending on the alleles which have been expressed-the person ... to be tall if he has-Tt(heterozygous) or TT(homozygous).-Here T is the dominant trait over t. whereas the person will become dwarf only if both ...

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:33 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: need help with some home work
Replies: 2
Views: 932

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: 2971

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
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Views: 7402

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: 7402

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
Replies: 2
Views: 4178
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