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Gregor Mendel

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

Law of Segregation

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

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

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

Heredity

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

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Mendelian inheritance

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

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

Law of Dominance

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

Polygenic trait

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

Law of Independent Assortment

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Definition noun (genetics) One of the Mendelian Laws of Inheritance, stating... Read More

Second filial generation

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

Non-Mendelian inheritance

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

Particulate inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A theory formulated by Gregor Mendel based on his garden pea breeding experiments wherein he... Read More

Test cross

Definition noun Crossing an organism with dominant genotype to a recessive homozygote for a specific phenotype in order to... Read More

First filial generation

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

Overdominance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of dominance characterized by a phenotype that is more pronounced in a heterozygote... Read More

Parental generation

Definition noun (genetics) The first set of parents crossed in which their genotype is the basis for predicting the... Read More

The evolution of molecular biology

The evolution of molecular biology   Eduard Kellenberger1   1Eduard Kellenberger is a cofounder and retired staff... Read More

Mendels laws

Mendel's laws (Science: genetics) The two basic principles of genetics proposed by gregor Mendel. The law of segregation,... 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

Biology: A Guide to the Natural World by D. Krogh

Biology: A Guide to the Natural World      ... Read More

Law of Recessiveness

Definition noun A Mendelian law which holds that a recessive trait is expressed only when the paired allele the offspring... Read More

Biologists Put on Mathematical Glasses

Perspectives Biologists Put on Mathematical Glasses Torbjörn Fagerström, Peter Jagers, Peter Schuster, Eörs Szathmary T.... Read More

Monohybrid cross

Definition noun A genetic cross between homozygous individuals but with different alleles for a single gene locus of... Read More

Filial generation

Definition noun, plural: filial generations (genetics) Any generation resulting from a genetically controlled mating... Read More

Recessive

Definition adjective (genetics) Of, or pertaining to, a gene (or allele) whose phenotypic expression is masked by a... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Evolution

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

Genetics

Genetics Definition noun (1) The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic... Read More

Pleiotropy

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

Dihybrid cross

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