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Recessive character

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(genetics) A genetic character that results from the expression of the two recessive alleles.


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When the dominant allele is lacking or when the two alleles present are both recessive, their expression results in a recessive 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 is not tall and ...

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by gauthum
Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic phenotype
Replies: 1
Views: 2249

Re:

... allele makeup of the individual) usually with reference to a specific character under consideration.[1] For instance, the human CFTR gene, which ... membranes, can be dominant (A) as the normal version of the gene, or recessive (a) as a mutated version of the gene. Individuals receiving two ...

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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: 5804

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 ... exist in two allelic forms; one is dominant (e.g. A) and the other is recessive (e.g. a). Based on this, there could be three possible genotypes ...

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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: 5804

Genetics help

... given a set of data related to the phenotypic expression of dominant or recessive genes (eg: PTC tasting - 27 positive and 61 negative, Atchoo Syndrome ... 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: 3879

Mendel's Peas

Question one is badly written, but it seems clear that "character" is equivalent to "gene," so "trait" probably ... of the source the question is drawn on? Since Mendel focused on dominant-recessive pairs (the simplest things to work the math out on), he didn't really ...

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by Darby
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:35 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's Peas
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Views: 4380
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