Biodiversity Definitions

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Gene
Section of DNA that codes for a polypeptide which creates the bond between the amino acids
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Allele
Variation within a gene which creates a polypeptide eg eye colour
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Species
Group of organism that share the same DNA and can reproduce to create fertile offspring
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Gene Pool
Total amount of inherited information in a species eg fur colour in mice
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Habitat
Environment in which a particular organism/species lives. They are effected by abiotic and biotic factors
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Loci
Location of a gene on the DNA
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Variation within a gene which creates a polypeptide eg eye colour

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Allele

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Group of organism that share the same DNA and can reproduce to create fertile offspring

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Total amount of inherited information in a species eg fur colour in mice

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Environment in which a particular organism/species lives. They are effected by abiotic and biotic factors

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