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Ch.11 Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits

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melanin
pigment of skin, absorb UV
sexual reproduction
recurring inheritance patterns are observable outcomes of ?
blend
before discovery of genes, it was thought that inherited traits resulted from a ? of parental characters
garden pea
Mendel studied ? (Pisum sativum) which breeds true for a number of traits
Mendel
Austrian monk with training in plant breeding and mathematics
genes
heritable units of information about traits
genes
parent transmit ? to offspring
locus
position of gene
mutation
permanent change in gene
alleles
different versions of Molecular biology
hybrid
2 nonidentical alleles for a trait, offspring of a cross between 2 individuals that breed true for forms of a trait