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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heredity

Inherited traits are controlled by genes and the complete set of ... A portion of a DNA molecule that specifies a single functional unit is called a gene; ... containing a unique combination of DNA sequences that code for genes.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_carrier

A hereditary carrier (or just carrier), is a person or other organism that has inherited a recessive allele for a genetic trait or mutation but does not display ... This resistance leads to increased fitness of the carriers, known as a heterozygote ... Genetic testing can be used to tell if a person carries one or more mutations of the CF ...

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The allele is the portion of DNA which code a specific hereditary traits. Different traits may be seen for different alleles of a given gene. Alleles can either be ...

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The small regions that code for proteins are called genes, and proteins are responsible for an ... The genetic code dictates which proteins the cell manufactures.

www.cccoe.net/genetics/glossary.html

Base - One of the four different chemical units which comprise DNA. The sequence of DNA bases codes for the amino acid sequence of proteins. These four ... Genetic variation - Refers to the differences in inherited traits that exist among the members of a species. ... Mendel, Gregor - So-called "father of modern genetics".

anthro.palomar.edu/mendel/glossary.htm

a large organic molecule that stores the genetic code for the synthesis of proteins . DNA is composed of ... Approximately 1 in 700 females are carriers of the gene for this trait. ... Genome imprinting is also known as genetic imprinting. genotype ...

www.cccoe.net/genetics/heredity.html

Heredity is the passing on of characteristics from one generation to the next. ... Genes are made of a chemical called DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). Genes are ...

history.nih.gov/exhibits/genetics/sect1a.htm

Segments of DNA called "genes" are the ingredients. Each gene adds a ... in the living organism. You need only one dominant allele to express a dominant trait. ... There are several ways the genetic code can be altered. Sometimes genes are ...

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Segments of DNA are called. ______. A. mutations. B. RNA. C. traits. D. genes ... A. are exactly like one of the parents ... determine the genetic makeup of a tall.