Tag: Gene

Different types of inheritance pattern

Autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, X linked dominant and X linked recessive inheritance. The human contains 23 pairs of chromosome. 22 pair of autosomal chromosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes. Each gene is present in two copies on two homologous chromosomes. “An alternative form of the gene is called as an allele”. It is possible

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Behavioural Genetics class 1: Science behind behaviour

Structural and biochemical traits are well studied in modern day science. We have enough data regarding genes and its governing characters. Each protein is encoded by the particular gene and is important for the survival of an organism.  But can we study behavioural characters of an organism based on Genetic traits? Well, a behaviour is

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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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