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|Who was Gregor Mendel?
||An Austrian monk who experimented on heredity in plants in the mid-1800's. Discovered a break through conclusion in heredity science.
|What is a phenotype?
||traits in the DNA that can be seen or expressed.
|What is a Genotype?
||ALL traits in the DNA includes the phenotype.
|What is the Dominant Allele (X)?
||expressed in the phenotype, even if only one copy is present in the chromosome. Ex: brown eyes.
|What is the Recessive Allele (x)?
||expressed in the phenotype, if only the two copies are present in the chromosome. Ex: blue eyes.
|What is a Punnett Square?
||this shows the outcome for all inherited traits. each box shows a different allele (trait). The Dominant is shown as a capital letter, the recessive shown as a lower case letter.