Flashcards in Chapter 13 Deck (8)
What is a gene?
inheritable unit of info for a trait
What is locus?
the location for a specific gene
What is an allelle?
different molecular forms of a gene
What is the law of segregation?
allele pairs of homologs separate during gamete formation
What do punnett squares do?
determine probable offspring or genotypic and phenotypic ratios
What is a test cross?
a way to determine an unknown genotype of a dominant phenotype
What is the Law of Independent Assortment?
alleles of a pair (homologs) separate independently of other allele pairs (homologs)