Author: Team Genetic Education

Extrachromosomal inheritance class 1: Introduction to maternal 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

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Different types of Genetic mutations

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

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Immunogenetics class 3: T cell gene rearrangement

What is T cell receptor and How T cell receptor diversity is generated? What is MHC molecule and How different gene segment for MHC is arranged?     As like B cells, T cells are also a significant cell type of immune system. Same as B cells, Even, T cell produces surface receptors which recognize

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