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Patterns of inheritance

Question:
What was Mendel's first hypotheses?
Answer:
There are alternative versions of genes, the units that determine heritable traits. For example, the gene for flower colour in pea plants exists in one form for purple and another for white. The alternative versions of genes are called alleles.
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Question: What was Mendel's first hypotheses?
Answer: There are alternative versions of genes, the units that determine heritable traits. For example, the gene for flower colour in pea plants exists in one form for purple and another for white. The alternative versions of genes are called alleles.