Mono-hybrid Inheritance

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How many pairs of chromosomes do humans have?
23 pairs
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What are chromosomes?
a structure that carries genetic information
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what are alleles?
different versions of a gene that code for different versions of characteristics
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what does heterozygous?
2 alleles that are different
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what do you call an allele pair for each characteristic?
genotype
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the physical expression of an allele pair is the...
phenotype
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what are the main symptoms for cystic fibrosis?
thick sticky mucus on the lungs- prone to infection- cant digest food
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Is cystic fibrosis a dominant or recessive allele? What does this therefore mean?
its recessive so you must have a homozygous pair to have the disease.
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what is a gamete?
a sex cell that has half the number of chromosomes that an ordinary cell has
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what are alleles?

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what does heterozygous?

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