Inheritance

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Gene
A sequence of DNA bases that code for a protein,
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Allele
One or more alternative versions of the same gene.
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Dominant
An allele whose characterisitc appears in the phenotype even when their is only one copy.
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Recessive
An allele whose characterisitc appears in the phenotype if two copies are present.
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Co-dominant
2 Dominant alleles that are both expressed in the phenotype.
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Phenotype
The expression of a genetic constitution.
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Genotype
The genetic constitution of an organism.
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Homozygote
An organism that carries the 2 copies of the same allele.
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Heterozygote
An organism that carries the 2 copies of different alleles.
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One or more alternative versions of the same gene.

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Allele

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An allele whose characterisitc appears in the phenotype even when their is only one copy.

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Card 4

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An allele whose characterisitc appears in the phenotype if two copies are present.

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Card 5

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2 Dominant alleles that are both expressed in the phenotype.

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