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Originally Posted by drewprof
What's a "mutant" chromosome?
Fair question, and I am incapable of providing a solid scientific answer at the moment. I guess I should have used an adjective more like "aberrant". In other words, one (or more) genes/alleles that produces a trait or traits that are at odds with a societal majority.
Please wait until tomorrow if you want to discuss homozygous, heterozygous, dominant. recessive, etc. I have had a couple of martinis and have temporarliy forgotten a lot of my genetics course. Not to mention, that it was primarily about Drosophila Melanogaster (sp), the all too common fruit fly.
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Last edited by Musikmann; 05-09-2007 at 06:23 PM.