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Define dominant
An allele which is expressed in preference to another allele.
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Define recessive
An allele which is not expressed unless there are two copies of it.
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Define homozygous
Having 2 identical copies of the same allele for the same gene.
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Define heterozygous
Having 2 different copies of the same allele for the same gene.
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Define codominance
2 different alleles which are both expressed.
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Define genotype
The 2 alleles present for a particular gene.
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Define phenotype
The physical result of 2 alleles.
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Define transgenic
The transfer of genetic material from 1 species to a different species.
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What is the function of a DNA restriction enzyme?
Cutting of DNA at specific sites.
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What is the function of DNA ligase?
The joining of DNA together.
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Define recessive

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An allele which is not expressed unless there are two copies of it.

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Define homozygous

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Define heterozygous

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Define codominance

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