Genetics - Genes

  • Created by: Megnag
  • Created on: 02-10-16 14:59
What is a gene?
A heritable factor that consists of a length of DNA and influences a specific characteristic
1 of 6
Where are genes located?
A gene occupies a specific position on one type of chromosome
2 of 6
What are alleles?
The various specific forms of a gene.
3 of 6
What is a genome?
The whole of the genetic information of an organism
4 of 6
Differences between Alleles?
There are slight variations in the base sequence
5 of 6
How are new alleles formed?
Mutation
6 of 6

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Where are genes located?

Back

A gene occupies a specific position on one type of chromosome

Card 3

Front

What are alleles?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What is a genome?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Differences between Alleles?

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 Genetics resources »