Inheritance Dual Award

Chromosomes
Are X shaped things found in nucleus. Humans have 23 pairs and they contain DNA, and also genes
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Gene
A section of DNA molecule, or part of a chromosome, gives information for a protein
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Allele
When you have two different versions of the same gene
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Dominant
An allele will determine the characteristic, as it s dominant over the recessive allele
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Recessive
An allele which will not usually determine the characteristic
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Homozygous
An individual with two alleles of different types (e.g. hh or HH)
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Hetrozygous
An individual with two alleles of different types (e.g. Hh)
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Genotype
Are you homozygous or heterozygous
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Card 2

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A section of DNA molecule, or part of a chromosome, gives information for a protein

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Gene

Card 3

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When you have two different versions of the same gene

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Card 4

Front

An allele will determine the characteristic, as it s dominant over the recessive allele

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Card 5

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An allele which will not usually determine the characteristic

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