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5 Matching questions

  1. hybrid vigor
  2. propositus
  3. recessive allele
  4. chloroplast DNA (cpDNA)
  5. mitosis
  1. a A situation in which an F1 is larger or healthier than its two different pure parental lines.
  2. b An allele whose phenotypic effect is not expressed in a heterozygote.
  3. c The small genomic component found in the chloroplasts of plants, concerned with photosynthesis and other functions taking place within that organelle.
  4. d A type of nuclear division (occurring at cell division) that produces two daughter nuclei identical with the parent nucleus.
  5. e In a human pedigree, the person who first came to the attention of the geneticist.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The location of a gene on a sex chromosome.
  2. A member of a pair of homologous chromosomes.
  3. ...
  4. Two homologous chromosomes paired at meiosis.
  5. The law of independent assortment; unlinked or distantly linked segregating gene pairs assort independently at meiosis.

5 True/False questions

  1. pedigree analysisThe two copies of a particular type of gene present in a diploid cell (one in each chromosome set).


  2. maternal inheritanceA type of uniparental inheritance in which all progeny have the genotype and phenotype of the parent acting as the female.


  3. propertyMore or less synonymous with phenotype.


  4. forward genetics:The classical approach to genetic analysis, in which genes are first identified by mutant alleles and mutant phenotypes and later cloned and subjected to molecular analysis.


  5. Y chromosomeOne of a pair of sex chromosomes, distinguished from the X chromosome.


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