of some key genetic terminology
The hereditary determinant.Carrier of Genetic information
Forms of a particular
R or r; D or d; Y or y (Round or wrinked, Tall or dwarf, Yellow or green)
of an organism or cell.
to the entire genetic complement or to only the specific alleles in question.
RR; Rr; rr
in which pairs of alleles are the same.
RR or rr, YY or yy
in which pairs of alleles are different.
properties of an organism.
with reference to the trait of interest.
does not necessarily reveal the genotype.
Round = RR or Rr. Usually the genotype does reveal the phenotype,
although there are exceptions.