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Genetics

study of hereditary transmission and variation

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Gregor Medel

father of genetics

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Genes

sequences of DNA which code for a single protein

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Chromosomes

very long strands of DNA containing hundreds or thousands of genes

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Mitosis

Diploid

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Meiosis

diploid to haploid

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Homologous Chromosomes

two copies of chromosomes

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Alleles

different forms of a gene

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Law of Segregation

different forms of a gene(alleles) move as independent units from one generation to the next.

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Law of Independent assortment

states that alleles for different genes segregate and group independently of each other.

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Phenotype

Visible traits