3.A.4 Beyond Mendel
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Traits are the product of multiple genes and/or physiological processes.
Traits that vary continuously (such as height or weight).
A sex determination system in which females have two of the same kind of sex chromosome and males have two different ones.
Either of a pair of chromosomes that combine to determine the sex and sex-linked characteristics of an individual.
sex linked genes
Genes located on the sex chromosomes.
X linked genes
Genes found on the X chromosome.
A dense body formed from a deactivated X chromosome.
Variation in phenotype depending on whether an allele is inherited from the male or female parent.
When expression of a gene depends on the sex of the individual.
A phenotypic difference between males and females of the same species.
Occurs when genes that are not part of a nuclear chromosome are passed on from parent to offspring.
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