Inheritance

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Gene
Length of DNA that codes for a specific polypeptide
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Allele
A different form of gene which occupies the smae locus on homologous chromosomes
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Locus
the location of a particular gene on a chromosome
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Phenotype
Observable Characteristic. Genotype + Environment
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Genotype
Genetic make up
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Dominant
Shows its effect on the phenotype
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Recessive
Shows its effect on the phenotype when the dominant allele is absent
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Autosomes
All chromosomes except sex chromosomes
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Mutation
Change in the sequence of DNA or a change in the number or structure of the chromosomes
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PKU
Caused by a recessive allel.
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A different form of gene which occupies the smae locus on homologous chromosomes

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Locus

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Phenotype

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Genotype

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