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a reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent
a reproductive process that involves two parents that combine their genetic material to produce a new organism, which differs from both parents
half the number of the parent cell
number of chromosomes of sex cells in comparison to the parent cell
attached ears vs hanging
straight hairline vs widow's peak
2 traits that we have learned aout that are contolled by a single gene
DNA has two strands; RNA has only one. RNA contains a different sugar molecule from the sugar found in DNA. Like DNA, RNA contains adenine, guanine, and cytosine. However, instead of thymine, RNA contains uracil
Differences between DNA and RNA
copies the coded message from the DNA in the nucleus, and carries the message to the ribosome in the cytoplasm
responsability of Messanger RNA
carries amino acids to the ribosome and adds them to the growing protein
responsability of Transfer RNA
A carrier can pass the recessive allele on to his her offspring while the one having it will definite pass it to his or her offspring
difference between being a carrier of and having a genetic disease
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