B1 - Genetic Diagrams

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Rachelcfx
  • Created on: 02-05-16 21:20
What do genetic diagrams show?
The possible genes of offspring.
1 of 9
What are alleles?
The different versions of the same gene.
2 of 9
You only show one version of the two characteristics, the version that appears is called _, the one that doesn't is called_.
Dominant Allele, Recessive.
3 of 9
In genetic diagrams, letters represent ...
Genes.
4 of 9
A capital letter shows the ___ allele.
Dominant.
5 of 9
What does it mean if you're homozygous for a trait?
Two alleles the same for a gene (i.e. EE or ee)
6 of 9
What does it mean if you're heterozygous for a trait?
Two different alleles (i.e. Ee)
7 of 9
What does genetic makeup mean?
The alleles you have for a particular gene (GENOTYPE)
8 of 9
The characteristics that the alleles produce is known as__
Phenotype.
9 of 9

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What are alleles?

Back

The different versions of the same gene.

Card 3

Front

You only show one version of the two characteristics, the version that appears is called _, the one that doesn't is called_.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

In genetic diagrams, letters represent ...

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

A capital letter shows the ___ allele.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Healthy living resources »