Lecture 2.5: Exceptions to Mendelian Patterns
Traits that obey Mendel’s principles, which are quite creatively called Mendelian traits, are rare, which is one reason why Mendel had such a difficult time propagating his ideas during his lifetime. Here we examine some of the simpler violations of his principles; but remember, the one part of his hypothesis that remains in our modern theory is the particulate nature of genetic determinants.
- Read Sections 14.5 and 14.6 of the textbook.
- Download Lec 2.5 slides.
- Do one of the following:
- Complete the questions on Study Guide 2.5.
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