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Dominant trait

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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

... 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 the alleles for the gene is ...

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:33 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: need help with some home work
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Views: 916

Re: Mendel's Law

... that develops from that zygote would said to be heterozygous for that trait since its gene for flower color has two different alleles. If the zygote ... Rr combinations, one RR combination, and one rr combination. Since R is dominant over r, three of the four combinations will produce plants with ...

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by Sheppie
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:41 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's Law
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Views: 2419

Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study

Hey, so in my readings on recessive and dominant genetics, I have come across a question that is pretty basic but still stumping ... I feel that it would cause the mice to be born with no pelvis because the trait is recessive, however i am not sure? Is there anyone to shed light on this ...

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by scienceguy914
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:44 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study
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Views: 3274

Genetics Pedigree Help Required

... in the pedigree of Family B, is inheritance of this hearing loss trait consistent with an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern? (Tip: assume autosomal dominant and assign genotypes ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
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Views: 3929

what is a dominant trait and the recessive trait?

How do you tell what is the dominant trait and the recessive trait in plants?

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by natureandbiology
Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:34 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what is a dominant trait and the recessive trait?
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