• Created by: L.Brady
  • Created on: 12-10-16 08:14

DNA=  the chemical code that makes up your genes

Gene= a short section of DNA tha tells a cell how to make one type of protein

Allele= Different versions of the smae gene

Dominant Allele= An allele ehich is always expressed when it is present

Recessive Allele= An allele which can be masked by naother allele, it is only expressed when 2 copies are present

Chromososme= made up of many genes

Geneotype= The genetic consitituion of an organism

Phenotype= Physical apperance/expression of a genetic consitution of an organism

Homozygous= If an individual has 2 copies of the same allele of a gene

Heterozygous= If an individual has 2 differnt copies od a gene


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