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Extrachromosomal inheritance class 2: organelle DNA

Team Genetic Education 28/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Extrachromosomal inheritance , , , , , , , ,

Introduction to chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA   Organelle DNA Cytoplasmic DNA is present in membrane-bounded organelles inside the cell. Chloroplast and mitochondria are most common organelles having their own DNA. This DNA helps them for the synthesis of their own protein molecules to perform different biological functions. Chloroplast DNA Photosynthesis occurred within chloroplast provides an […]

Extrachromosomal inheritance class 1: Introduction to maternal inheritance

Team Genetic Education 27/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Extrachromosomal inheritance , , , , , , , , ,

Influence of maternal side on the inheritance of characters Nuclear DNA is the basis for inheritance of almost all type of phenotype of ours. It inherits in a specific fashion from parents to their offspring. Though all genes are inherited in Mendelian style, some genes present in the cytoplasm of the cell, inherent in a […]

Different types of Genetic mutations

Team Genetic Education 24/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Explore, Mutation , , , , , , , , ,

Chromosomal aberrations, point mutation, deletion of nucleotides and addition of nucleotides, loss of function and gain of function are some of the examples of different type of Genetic mutations. The term mutation was coined by Hugo De Vries in 1890. Mutation is an important phenomenon in nature for the creation of variation. “Under the influence of […]

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