Genetics Vocabulary. Heredity Trait Allele Locus Characteristic Dominant Recessive. Group 1. In 1930s Heinrich Himmler of Nazi party decided to enact policy to increase numbers of “racially pure” citizens considered “Aryan” Blonde Blue eyes (green ok )
In 1930s Heinrich Himmler of Nazi party decided to enact policy to increase numbers of “racially pure” citizens considered “Aryan”
Special attention was paid to children born on Fuhrer’s birthday, October 7
Royal intermarriage was a common practice in Europe through the ages to keep pure royal bloodlines.
Feather color in certain chickens is a gene that is determined by two alleles, white and black.
Cancer gene locus
Each President of the United States seems to have a physical quirk or characteristic that distinguishes him from the others.
Current evolutionary theory holds that human beings evolved from primates in central Africa.
Artist’s interpretation of
an early ancestor.
Tay Sachs disease is a recessive disease which means that a person has to have both Tay Sachs recessive alleles.
Genotype for eye color, Bb
Being a carrier of an allele does not necessarily mean the individual expresses that trait.
Polydactyly is a condition in which a person has more than five fingers per hand or five toes per foot.
Anne Boleyn, was married to Henry VIII, the King of England in the 1500’s.
Law of segregation
Law of independent assortment
Blue Eyed zygote
Total number of all possible outcomes
The meaning of pie de grue literally comes from the “foot of the crane” as the pedigree diagram looks similar to the branches coming out of a crane's foot.
Many animals are bred for their pedigrees.
The Mastiff, one of the oldest dog breeds, can be seen in pictures dating back to 3000 BC.
The dogs were bred for their large size and strength.
The Romans used them as opponents against lions and gladiators.
The British used them to fight off predators on farms and as protectors of the home.
They are also bred for their gentle temperament and fierce loyalty.
Fragile X syndrome
Most sex-linked traits are a result of a genetic defect of one or more genes located on the X chromosome.
The colors of the rainbow as viewed by a person with protanopia.
The colors of the rainbow as viewed by a person with deuteranopia.
The colors of the rainbow as viewed by a person with no color vision deficiencies.