Biology Genetics Flashcards


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Campbell Biology Genetics Test Review
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12th grade, College: First year
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  • Who is Gregor Mendel?
  • Father of Genetics
  • Bread Pea Plants to study inheritance
  • Why Peas
    • Control mating (self- vs. cross-pollination)
    • Many varieties available
    • Short generation time

2
  • What Does P Stand For?
  • Parental Generation

3
  • What Does F1 Stand For?
  • First Filial Generation

4
  • What Does F2 Stand For?

Second Filial Generation (Offspring of F1)

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  • What is an Allele?
  • Alternate version of genes
  • They cause variations in inherited characteristics among offspring.
  • For each characteristic, every organism inherits one allele from each parent.
  • Located on same place of Pair of Homologues Chromosomes.

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What is a Dominant Allele?

  • It is an Expressed Allele