Play Chromosome Kindergarten!

Help parents to identify their children at the Dr V.0. Intergalactic Pre-School!

What the Genes Are -- The Genotype

Symbol

 Characteristic

 Chromosome Symbol

Dominant/Recessive?

O

 Orange Body Color

 

 Dominant
      o Purple Body Color

 

 Recessive

 B

Brown Legs

 

 Dominant

 b

 Green Legs

 

 Recessive

 

 Parents

 

 Phenotype

 Genotype

 Genotype

 Phenotype

 

 

 

 oo BB

Oo bb


Which one of these pairs of children is ours? Please help!

 Genotype        
 Phenotype

 

 

 

 

  OO Bb
            Oo bb
OO bb 
        Oo bb
 oo Bb 
        oO Bb
 oo bb 
         oo Bb

Genetics Lesson Page      Lesson 4


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