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Which parent determines gender of the baby?
Dad
Who does a boy inherit his X chromosome from?
Mom
Who does a boy inherit his Y chromosome from?
Dad
What do the letters outside the punnet square represent?
Gametes
What does each box represent?
A possible zygote
Co-Dominance
Type of inheritance where neither allele is dominant nor recessive. In the hybrid, both forms of the trait show up.
Incomplete Dominance
Neither allele is dominant nor recessive. In the hybrid, and "in between" phenotype is seen.
Can males ever be carriers for sex linked genes?
No because they only have one X chromosome.
Mutation
A change in the DNA sequence. Not all mutations are bad.
How much DNA do you share with your mom and you dad?
50 percent each
Pedigrees
A diagram or a chart that shows how traits are passed from one generation to the next in the family.