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Inherited character

Inherited character

a single attribute of an animal or plant that is transmitted at one locus from generation to generation in accordance with mendels Law.

See: gene.

Synonym: unit character.


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... is a capability - knowledge gained by that capability is an acquired character. You are effectively saying that an acquired character can be inherited. At the individual level, this is inconsistent with the understanding that genetic ...

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by Rap
Fri May 25, 2012 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8676

Perception and Evolution

... is a capability - knowledge gained by that capability is an acquired character. You are effectively saying that an acquired character can be inherited. At the individual level, this is inconsistent with the understanding that genetic ...

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by JorgeLobo
Fri May 25, 2012 10:36 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8676

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... allele makeup of the individual) usually with reference to a specific character under consideration.[1] For instance, the human CFTR gene, which ... will be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. It is generally accepted that inherited genotype, transmitted epigenetic factors, and non-hereditary environmental ...

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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: 5816

Mendel's Peas

... 1. Mendel's Law of Segregation States that: a.) two traits for each character segregate during gamete production b.) two traits for each character ... b.) Traits are apparent because discrete genetic units (alleles) are inherited, one from each parent. c.) Dominant genes occur more frequently ...

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by Procrastinate
Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:04 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's Peas
Replies: 4
Views: 4390

Punnett Sq. Question

Red-Green color-blindness is inherited as a sex-linked resessive. If a color blind woman mates with a man who has ... be the expected phenotypes and genotypes of their children with reference to this character? What is the probability of having a color-blind child? A color blind son? ...

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by bio1fall
Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:59 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Punnett Sq. Question
Replies: 16
Views: 5761
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