6.10 Dominant alleles can mask recessive alleles

In contrast to recessively inherited traits, some alleles are dominant. With a dominant trait, an individual will express the associated phenotype even with just one copy of the allele for the trait.

Figure 6.12 Dominant Mutation Chart

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