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Non-Mendelian inheritance

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

Mendelian inheritance

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

A rational treatment of Mendelian genetics

Research A rational treatment of Mendelian genetics John W Porteous Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Institute of... Read More

Mendelian

Definition noun (genetics) Adherent of Mendelism. adjective (genetics) Of, relating to, or pertaining to the theories or... Read More

Codominance

Codominance definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

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

Gene conversion

Definition noun A nonreciprocal gene transfer in which an allele converts the other allele into the same form as its self,... 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

Heredity

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

Law of Independent Assortment

Definition noun (genetics) Mendelian law stating that for every pair of unit factors, each of them would assort... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Definition noun A non-Mendelian pattern of inheritance in which a particular... Read More

Trinucleotide repeat disorder

Definition noun, plural: trinucleotide repeat disorders Any of a set of genetic disorders caused by trinucleotide repeats... Read More

Extracellular inheritance

Definition noun A form of non-Mendelian inheritance in which a trait was transmitted from the parent to offspring through... 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

Extranuclear inheritance

Definition noun A form of non-Mendelian inheritance in which a trait was transmitted from the parent to offspring through... Read More

Infectious heredity

Definition noun A non-Mendelian inheritance in which an infectious particle within the cell of the host may bring changes in... Read More

Genomic imprinting

Definition noun A phenomenon in which the phenotype of the offspring depends on the source of the chromosome containing the... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Genotype

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Genotype and Phenotype The contrasting terms genotype and phenotype are used... 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

Mosaicism

Definition noun A condition wherein two or more cell populations with different genotypes exist in an organism, derived from... Read More

Mitochondrial inheritance

Definition noun An inheritance pattern that results from the expression of mitochondrial DNA. Supplement This form of... 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 Independent Assortment

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

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... Read More

Biology

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

How purple corn and RNA break genetic laws

July 20, 2006 -- A newly cloned gene in corn will help explain how unusual interactions between a parent's genes can have... Read More

Mendelian Genetics

Definition noun (genetics) A set of theories that attempts to explain inheritance and biological diversity according to... Read More

Genetic disease and the development of Human Genetics

POINT OF VIEW Genetic disease and the development of Human Genetics* Bernardo Beiguelman * English condensed version of the... Read More

Inheritance

Definition noun (1) The acquisition of traits genetically transmitted from parents to offspring (2) That which is inherited... Read More

Mim number

MIM number The catalog assignment for a mendelian trait in the MIM system. If the initial digit is 1, the trait is deemed... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Definition noun plural: mitochondrial DNAs The genetic material in the mitochondrion that carries code... 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

Mendel’s Legacy: The Origin of Classical Genetics

    AUTHORS:  Elof Axel Carlson PRODUCT... 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