You and Your Genes

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Where do genes occur?
Genes are found in long DNA strands called chromosomes.
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Difference in individuals of the same species are called variations. What may variations be due to?
Genes: A characteristic may have been inherited by your parents. Or. Enivornmental Factors: How the enviorment changes how a person looks.
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What is a genotype and what is a phenotype?
A genotype is the genetic make-up of an organism. A phenotype is the physical characteristics of an organism.
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What is an allele?
An allele is a There are two copies of each gene we have, and these copies of each gene can be different. These are alleles.
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What is a reccesive allele and what is a dominant allele?
A recessive allele need two alleles to display the characteristic
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Difference in individuals of the same species are called variations. What may variations be due to?

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Genes: A characteristic may have been inherited by your parents. Or. Enivornmental Factors: How the enviorment changes how a person looks.

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What is a genotype and what is a phenotype?

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What is an allele?

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What is a reccesive allele and what is a dominant allele?

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