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Flashcards in Biotechnology Deck (9)
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Carrier

carry the trait but do not necessarily have the trait

2

Incomplete dominance

both traits are dominant, resulting in a blend in the traits

3

Codominant

both forms of the gene contribute to the phenotype

4

Multiple alleles

traits in which there are more than 2 forms of a gene (blood type)

5

Autosome

Pairs of homologous chromosomes in somatic cells

6

Sex chromosomes

determine the sex of an individual and carry sex-linked traits

7

Sex-linked traits

Traits controlled by genes on sex chromosomes

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Polygenic inheritance

Inheritance pattern of a trait controlled by two or more genes

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chart that shows relationships within a family and how traits are transmitted through generations

pedigree