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Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

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

Genetics

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

Heredity

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

Essentials of Genetics (5th Edition)

Essentials of Genetics (5th Edition)       AUTHORS:  William S. Klug Michael R.... 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

Gene

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

Law of Segregation

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

Genotype

Genotype and Phenotype The contrasting terms genotype and phenotype are used to define the characteristics or traits of an... Read More

Genetics: From Genes to Genomes by L. Hartwell et al.

Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with PowerWeb(OLC Bindin Card)      ... Read More

Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with PowerWeb(OLC Bindin Card)

Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with PowerWeb(OLC Bindin Card)      ... 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

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

Non-Mendelian inheritance

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

Polygenic trait

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

Mendelian inheritance

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

Heterozygous

Heterozygous Definition adjective (genetics) Of, or pertaining to an individual (or a condition in a cell or an organism)... Read More

Gregor Mendel

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

Mendel’s Legacy: The Origin of Classical Genetics

    AUTHORS:  Elof Axel Carlson PRODUCT... Read More

Phenotype

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

Mitochondrial DNA

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

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 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

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design by J. Wells

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design   ... Read More

Chloroplast DNA

Definition noun plural: chloroplast DNAs DNA in the chloroplast that carries the code for proteins and RNAs essential to... Read More

Modern Evolutionary Synthesis

Modern evolutionary synthesis Charles Darwin’s work on "Origin of Species" led to... Read More

Mathematics Is Biology’s Next Microscope, Only Better; Biology Is Mathematics’ Next Physics, Only Better

Introduction ‌The discovery of the microscope in the late 17th century caused a revolution in biology by revealing... Read More

Overdominance

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