The Mechanism of Inheritance


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The Mechanism of Inheritance
1011302The Mechanism of InheritanceThe fact that children resemble their parents is an example of inheritance or heredity. Thus, cats have kittens, dogs have pups, and people have babies. Within these groups, the specific hereditary traits of the parents are found to varying degrees in the children. The mechanism of heredity is signified by the modern term, genetics.
Pre-Mendelian Concepts Early folklore reflects the ideas that primitive people held about heredity. Among some isolated tribes, there was no clear connection made between human or animal se…
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George H. Fried; George J. Hademenos: Schaum's Outline of Biology, Fourth Edition. The Mechanism of Inheritance, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export