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Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition The Mendelian inheritance principles are derived from and named after the monk,... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition noun (genetics) Mendelian law stating that for every pair of unit factors, each... Read More

Independent Assortment and Crossing Over

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial investigates the process of meiosis, where... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... Read More

Assortment

Assortment in genetics, the relationship between nonallelic genetic traits that are transmitted from parent to child more or... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Punnett Square

Punnett Square Definition A tool that helps to show all possible allelic combinations of gametes in a cross of parents with... Read More

Mendel’s Law & Mendelian Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial, Dominance, has described Gregor Mendel’s law of... Read More

Genetics and Evolution

Tutorials in Genetics and Evolution immerse on the molecular aspects and the works of nature that led to what every living... Read More

Monogenic inheritance

Definition noun A form of inheritance that follows Mendel's Law of Heredity Supplement Monogenic inheritance refers to the... Read More

Law of Unit Characters

Definition noun (genetics) A Mendelian law which states that every genetic character of an organism is controlled by unit... Read More

Mendels Law of Heredity

Definition noun A set of generalizations based on Gregor Mendel's published scientific works that attempts to explain... Read More

Mendel’s laws: definitions

Genetics - a branch of biology that deals with the study of heredity and variationsVariations - differences amongst the... Read More

Heredity

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Heredity Definition In biology, heredity refers to the passing of genetic... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Mendelian inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of biological inheritance that conforms to the set of principles of Gregor Mendel... Read More

Pack

pack 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a... Read More

Inheritance and Probability

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk, is most famous in this field for his study... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More

Evolution

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More

Chromosomal crossover

Chromosomal Crossover Definition noun A process occurring during meiosis wherein homologous chromosomes pair up and... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Non-Mendelian inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of biological inheritance wherein the patterns of phenotypes do not accord with those as... Read More

Dihybrid cross

Definition noun A genetic cross between individuals with different alleles for two gene loci of interest Supplement Dihybrid... Read More

Law of Purity of Gametes

Definition noun (genetics) Gregor Mendel's law stating that the unit factors are brought together and paired during union or... Read More

Mendels second law

Mendels second law --> law of independent assortment As meiosis ends, genes on a pair of homologous chromosomes have been... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Gregor Mendel

Definition noun Augustinian monk and botanist who formulated the laws of heredity based on his careful breeding... Read More

Law of Dominance

Definition noun (genetics) Gregor Mendel's law stating that when two alleles of an inherited pair is heterozygous, then,... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Second filial generation

Definition noun (genetics) The filial generation comprised of offspring(s) resulting from a cross between two individuals... Read More