Thursday, February 4, 2010

Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?

Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?











a. The genetic makeup of an organism constitutes its genotype.





b. Alleles are alternate forms of a gene.





c. The expressed physical traits of an organism are called its phenotype.





d. An organism with two different alleles for a single trait is said to be heterozygous for that trait.





e. An allele that is fully expressed is referred to as recessive.Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?
E is false.





An allele that is fully expressed is referred to as dominant.Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?
It's E. It should be dominant, because it dominates the other allele.
E is false - an allele that is fully expressed is referred to as DOMINANT (or heterozygous)

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