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    1. MENDELIAN INHERITANCE Chapter 2

    2. 2 INTRODUCTION The concept of heredity is ancient Dates back to at least 400 b.c.a. Our understanding of genetics is rather recent Gregor Mendels work began only 150 years ago Many inaccurate views of heredity were held prior to Mendels time

    3. 3 INTRODUCTION Hippocrates ca. 400 b.c.a. Greek physician First to attempt to explain transmission of hereditary traits Pangenesis Seeds are produced by all parts of the body Collected and transmitted at time of conception These seeds caused certain traits of offspring to resemble their parents