aquot;Heredityaquot; concerns the appearance of parental traits in offspring as a result of the action of the molecular communications mechanisms of genetic material. 2. ... Such endowment is referred to as the genotype: the genetic instructions that an individual may transmit to its descendants. ... To take the most basic term first, a gene is the aquot;basic unit of inheritance; a specific length of DNA [deoxyribonucleic acid]anbsp;...
|Title||:||Cases, Materials, and Problems on Bioethics and Law|
|Author||:||Michael H. Shapiro, Roy G. Spece|
|Publisher||:||West Group - 1981|