One of a number of different forms of a gene
process of reproduction involving a single parent
type of asexual reproduction in which an organism replicates its DNA and divides in half, producing two identical daughter cells.
Process in which homologous chromosomes exchange portions of their chromatids during meiosis.
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell.
Sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait; factor that is passed from parent to offspring.
Genetic makeup of an organism
Having two different alleles for a particular gene
Having two identical alleles for a particular gene.
Process in which the number of chromosomes per cell is cut in half through the separation of homologous chromosomes in a diploid cell.
Part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides.
Chart that shows the presence or absence of a trait according to the relationships within a family across several generations.
Physical characteristics of an organism
Diagram that can be used to predict the genotype and phenotype combinations of a genetic cross.
Process of copying DNA prior to cell division
Cell organelle consisting of RNA and protein found throughout the cytoplasm in a cell; the site of protein synthesis.
Type of reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism.