cells are diploid or polyploid and have ... are crossed, the F1 or second generation will be heterozygote
for the colour of the flower and this will be ... crossed with a white carnation will give you heterozygote
... through a number of mechanisms, including:
Overdominance or heterozygote
advantage , where the heterozygote
is more fit than either of the homozygous forms (famously exemplified by ...
... Mendel was also the first to hypothesize independent assortment, the distinction between dominant and recessive traits, the distinction between a heterozygote
and homozygote, and the difference between what would later be described as genotype and phenotype. Mendel's concept was finally named when Wilhelm ...
... allele frequencies of p and q , respectively, the HWP predicts that the genotypic frequencies for the AA homozygote to be p 2 , the Aa heterozygote
to be 2 pq and the other aa homozygote to be q 2 .
The Hardy–Weinberg principle is an expression of the notion of a population in ...
... AA ).
A homozygous recessive genotype occurs when a particular locus comprises two alleles for the recessive trait (e.g. aa ).
See also: heterozygote
Major histocompatibility complex
... a broad term which identifies any kind of natural selection in which no single allele is absolutely most fit. Frequency dependent selection and heterozygote
advantage are two types of balancing selection that have been suggested to explain MHC allelic diversity.
Disassortative sexual ...
... case, and is not necessarily true for the case when some alleles are more or less fit than others, for example when the fittest genotype is a heterozygote
(a situation often referred to as overdominance or heterosis ).
In the case of overdominance, because Mendel's second law (the law of ...