Biology Lecture 8: Mendelian Genetics
Clicker Question: For a normal individual with a blood type and HLA genotype of I i 13, how many
different types of gametes will she produce?
Mendel conducted careful experimentation with controlled crosses. He also did quantitative
analysis of large data sets.
He made an explanatory model:
o Variation in traits due to different alleles.
o Organisms inherit two alleles for each trait.
o Dominant alleles