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1

Each Allele Codes For a Different ____________.

Protein.

2

What is a Homozygote?

An Individual with Two Identical Alleles for a Characteristic, (BB) or (bb).

3

What is a Heterozygote?

An Individual with Different Alleles for a Characteristic, (Bb).

4

What is a Genotype?

This Describes the Alleles Present or Genetic Makeup of an Individual Regarding a Particular Characteristic, (Bb) or (bb).

5

What is a Phenotype?

This Describes the Physical Appearance of an Individual Regarding a Particular Characteristic.

6

An Allele is the Particular Form of ________________ in that Position on an Individual Chromosome.

Information.

7

Alleles Present in an Individual (____________) Work at the Level of the DNA Molecules to Control the __________ Made.

Genotype...Proteins...

8

Some Alleles are Expressed in the Phenotype Even when they're Only Present on One of the _________________. The Phenotype Coded for By These Alleles is _____________.

Chromosomes...Dominant...

9

A _______________ Allele is Only Expresses if Two Copies are Present.

Recessive.