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Recessive trait



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


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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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: General Discussion
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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
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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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... 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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Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... to be able to affect phenotype changes (ex. Diseases, deformities, trait variations, etc.) 2. Natural selection – refers to survivor of the ... process can bring about variety of other changes by allowing other recessive traits (traits that natural selection process would have eliminated). ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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