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Uniparental inheritance

uniparental inheritance

(Science: genetics) A type of inheritance in which the offspring of a mating has the phenotype (observable physical traits) of only one parent.

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mitochondrial inheritance questions

... loss? (mutations in mitochondrial DNA are usually transmitted in a uniparental-maternal fashion in mammals) a: the females who had offspring ... for the loss of function in the mutant tRNA gene. c: Biparental inheritance of mitochondrial DNA caused some of the offspring to escape hearing ...

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by geneticsquest
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mitochondrial inheritance questions
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