Mendelian Genetics

Welcome to the world of Genetics!

What is Genetics?

  • Genetics is the study of inheriting traits.
  • Gregor Mendel is known as the "Father of Genetics"
  • He studied inheritance of traits by using pea plants.

Dominant vs Recessive

Dominant=Trait displayed; overpowers the recessive trait

Recessive=Trait that is overpowered, not seen.

Heterozygous vs Homozygous

Heterozygous=different alleles (Aa, Bb)

Homozygous=same alleles (aa, AA)

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