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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 mutation

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

Different types of mutation depending upon its effect. Morphological mutation The mutation which affects the outer characteristic or physical characteristic of an organism is called as a morphological mutation. This type of mutation alters the physical properties like shape, size and colour of an organism. Lethal mutation A mutation which causes the death of an […]

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