Essay on Nobel Prize Winners 2018

The Nobel Prize is widely considered as the most prestigious award given for exemplary contribution to humanity in the field of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. It …

Crossing Over

Crossing Over Crossing over may be defined as the recombination of linked genes brought as a result of interchange of corresponding parts between the chromatid of a homologous pair …

Linkage

Linkage The phenomenon of inheritance of genes together and to retain their parental combination even in the offspring is termed as linkage. Mendel’s principle of independent assortment shows exception. …

Pleiotropy and Polygenic Intheritance

Pleiotropy Genes that affect multiple, apparently unrelated phenotypes, are termed as pleiotropic genes and the phenomenon is termed as pleiotropy. The term pleiotropy is derived from the Greek word …