Ch 20: Fundamentals of Genetics

About This Chapter

Discover more about alleles and Mendel's laws by examining the lessons in this chapter on basic genetics. Whether you're studying to improve your grades, prepare for an exam, or for your own information, these lessons can help.

Fundamentals of Genetics - Chapter Summary

Genetics could be loosely described as the study of why living things are the way they are. In this chapter, you can review the basics of Mendel's laws, learn more about what alleles are, and gain an overview of genetics in general.

Each of these short lessons is followed by an equally brief quiz, while the longer chapter test will allow you to measure your overall progress. Our highly qualified instructors and subject matter experts can provide you with whatever assistance you might need, and the brightly written and informative content keeps your interest engaged. The convenient online format and easy access allows you complete freedom to schedule your work sessions whenever you like, and the Dashboard keeps you organized. These lessons cover the following material:

  • Explanation and definition of genetics
  • Structure, composition and properties of alleles
  • Mendel's laws of segregation and independent assortment

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