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Trait

trait

A qualitative characteristic; a discrete attribute as contrasted with metrical character. A trait is amenable to segregation rather than quantitative analysis; it is an attribute of phenotype, not of genotype.

Origin: Fr. From L. Tractus, a drawing out, extension


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Point me in the right direction?

... apologies for how random this may first seem. I am a hobby breeder of freshwater shrimp . The caridina cantonensis species often display a golden trait, which means they are blind. What i have noticed is that these shrimp are also unable to display white pigment on their bodies like other shrimp. ...

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by Dinch
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:52 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Point me in the right direction?
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Views: 65

Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study

... hind limbs between the normal and Pitx1 -/- experimental embryos. " 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 me? The 2nd question in this reading is involving active and in ...

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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: 426

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of Europe I wasn't suggesting that skin color directly effects intelligence. I was suggesting that because skin color, a largely genetic trait, affects how a person is treated, an environmental effect, it will be counted as a genetic influence under the ACE model even though melanin-depositing ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269875

Genetics Pedigree Help Required

Based on the information 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 individuals, then assume ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
Replies: 0
Views: 1675

licorice root a stress reliever?

... to cortisol metabolites [...] confirm that licorice impairs normal cortisol metabolism. Loneliness and Cortisol: Momentary, Day-to-day, and Trait Associations (Daone & Adam) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841363/ This was contrary to previous work which has shown that ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
Replies: 0
Views: 1705
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