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Search Results for: epistasis

Epistasis

Definition noun, plural: epistases (genetics) The interaction between nonallelic genes at two or more loci resulting in one... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Additive genes

Definition noun Genes that code for the same function or trait and their effects work together on the... 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

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More