Genetics as it applies to evolution, molecular biology, and medical aspects.
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It is generally known that the expression of flower colour in Mirabilis jalapa shows incomplete dominance of Red colour over white. I also read a conflicting article that the deviation may due to the role of extra nuclear DNA that is thought to play a role in determining the somatic characters. Can somebody kindly clarify this doubt as to the cause of this apparent discrepancy. Also what are kappa particles?
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Edit: Remember that mendelian genetics deals with inheritance, but dominance is dealing with expression of genes so you might have some epigenetic effects in play here.
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yeah even i have heard that an extra DNA does make a difference.
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