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Lecture Notes for GEOS 1004 - Physical Geology with Sinha at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Review Sheet
Professor:Sinha
Class:GEOS 1004 - Physical Geology
Subject:Geosciences
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Spring 2006
Keywords:
  • Punnett Square Method
  • Codominance
  • An Allele Can
  • Nondisjunction
  • Recessive Allele
  • Polygenic Inheritance
  • The Independent
  • Heterozygous
  • Glycoproteins
  • Combinations
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Chapter 12 Patterns of Inheritance Vocabulary Allele – alternative forms of a specific gene that is caused by differences in nucleotide sequences at the same gene locus on two homologous chromosomes autosome – all the chromosomes that occur in pairs and have identical appearance in both males and females of a species carrier – an individual who is heterozygous for a recessive condition; displays the dominant phenotype but can pass on the recessive allele to offspring codominance – the relation between two alleles of a gene, such that both alleles are phenotypically expressed in heterozygous individuals (ex: AB blood types; organisms contain both A and B as a heterozygote when they are individually homozygotes) cross-fertilization – the union of sperm and egg from two individuals of the same species crossing over – the exchange of corresponding segments of the chromatids of two homologous chromosomes during meiosis cystic fibrosis – an inherited disorder characterized by the buildup of salt in th...

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