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Parental phenotype may affect offspring phenotype

By Shannon Bohman ’19

An individual’s genotype, composed of the maternal and paternal’s genomes, is expressed physically as a phenotype.  A team of Netherland geneticists found that the phenotype of an offspring depends partly on the environmental factors experienced by his or her parents. 187 more words

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Fun With Science

I was sorry to lose Alice– my black otter– and was happy that Mia had three otter kits in her litter: a blue otter, a black otter, and a broken black otter, all does. 540 more words


PLD - genes or hormones?

This is a quickie post, based on a small study just published looking at whether the genotype affects phenotype when it comes to liver cysts. 611 more words


The genotype–phenotype distinction

The genotype–phenotype distinction is drawn in genetics. “Genotype” is an organism’s full hereditary information. “Phenotype” is an organism’s actual observed properties, such as… 129 more words


Bacteria cheating each other. Cheatobiotics

Cheatobiotics are one of the promising future treatments in patients presenting chonic infections. By reinfecting the patient with cheating bacteria that don’t contribute to the social cooperative effort in the biofilm it is possible to diminish the infection virulence in this chronic diseases, and make the biofilm more susceptible to antibiotics treatment.   972 more words


Making sense of genotype-phenotype distinctions, version 4

The predominant current-day meaning of genotype is the DNA passed to the organism by its parents at the organism’s conception. The phenotype is the physical and behavioral characteristics of the organism, for example, size and shape, metabolic activities, and patterns of movement. 226 more words


The SCAF Team set out on the morning of Saturday the 12th of March to join other NGOs and medics from around the world at 2 outreaches meant to promote health care and sanitation. 331 more words

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