Exceptions to Mendel’s laws

Exceptions to Mendel’s laws

February 17, 2022

Exceptions to Mendel’s laws; Allelic variation and gene function

  • According to Mendel, a single gene controls one character and the alleles of a pair are related as dominant and recessive.
  • Various exceptions are existed of the above notion. In some cases more than one pair of genes influence the same character
  • These may interact in different ways by assign, subtracting, or modifying the characters in question in, or may inhibit or reverse the effects of another pairs of genes
  • This concept was introduced by Bateson known as Bateson factor hypothesis


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