Phenotype and Mutation Week 1 (List terms, concepts, things related to…
Phenotype and Mutation Week 1
List terms, concepts, things related to genetics
What do genes do?
What are genes information for?
information for making proteins that have different functions in cells
Key Principles: Pillars of Genetics
mutations in DNA result can result in loss of gene function and this leads to a change in phenotype of the cell/organism
adding a normal gene to an organism that already has a broken gene, and this restores the normal phenotype.
meiosis determines HOW nuclear genes get passed on to progeny
genes that are close together on a chromo tend to be inherited together
1) Girl with defective striated muscle
2) arctic apples and potatoes
enzyme (polyphenol oxidase) is silenced