Flashcards - Genetic Variability & Mutation for the MCAT: Help and Review

Flashcards - Genetic Variability & Mutation for the MCAT: Help and Review
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the Boveri and Sutton chromosome theory
The Boveri-Sutton chromosome theory is a fundamental unifying theory of genetics which identifies chromosomes as the carriers of genetic material
DNA polymerase
In molecular biology, DNA polymerases are enzymes that synthesize DNA molecules from deoxyribonucleotides, the building blocks of DNA
Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine
uniparental inheritance
Uniparental inheritance is a non-mendelian form of inheritance that consists of the transmission of genotypes from one parental type to all progeny
Chromosomal rearrangements
In genetics, a chromosomal rearrangement is a type of chromosome abnormality involving a change in the structure of the native chromosome
Inborn errors of metabolism
Inborn errors of metabolism form a large class of genetic diseases involving congenital disorders of metabolism
Phenylketonuria is an inborn error of metabolism that results in decreased metabolism of the amino acid phenylalanine
Synapsis is the pairing of two homologous chromosomes that occurs during meiosis

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