Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology I BIOL 1107
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Genetic Terminology You should have knowedge of fhese ferms before class begins 1 2 9 on Monday September 24 Character a heritable feature Ex flower color plant height seed shape etc Trait variant of a character Ex purple or white tall or short round or wrinkled etc Truebreeding line a genetically pure strain of organism Truebreeding lines are genetically pure all offspring they produce generation after generation express the same character Hybridization interbreeding of genetically dissimilar parents P generation parent individuals F1 1ST filial generation hybrid offspring of the P generation F2 2quotd filial generation hybrid offspring of the F1 generation Filial comes from Latin for sons amp daughtersquot Gene unity of heredity as segment of DNA that serves as a unit of hereditary information Genes are found on chromosomes at specific sites called m sing locus Alleles alternative forms of a gene For each character an organism inherits 2 alleles one from each parent