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Recessive trait

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(genetics) A genetic trait 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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need help with some home work

Well,I am sorry to say this-But your first two answers are wrong! 1)See,recessive alleles can be expressed only and only in the homozygous condition.So ... 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 ...

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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: 924

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 ... " 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 for ...

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by scienceguy914
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:44 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study
Replies: 0
Views: 3289

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 of affected and unaffected ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
Replies: 0
Views: 3946

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?
Replies: 2
Views: 6234

Re:

... that carries the dominant gene preferrable to the one that carries the recessive gene? Technically, dominant/recessive is an observation of phenotype ... benefiting the individual. Furthermore, it's always possible for a trait that benefits individuals to ultimately harm the group or even the ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
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