MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

417 views

What's the difference between genotype and phenotype?

The genotype of an organism is the alleles it has. while the phenotype is the characteristics the alleles produce.

 

For examples the alleles for hair colour could be BB for brown hair and Bb for blonde hair,

The genotype BB would mean the phenotype is a person having brown hair, 

while the genotype Bb makes the phenotype a person with blonde hair.

Lauren G. A Level Biology tutor, A Level Maths tutor

2 years ago

Answered by Lauren, an A Level Biology tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

119 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£22 /hr

Josh D.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Birmingham University

Subjects offered: Biology, English Literature+ 4 more

Biology
English Literature
.UKCAT.
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hi guys. Firstly thank you for clicking on my profile and considering me as your tutor. I'm 25 and currently studying Graduate Entry Medicine at the University of Birmingham. Not only does that make me old, but it also means I've done...”

MyTutor guarantee

£20 /hr

Molly B.

Degree: Biology (Bachelors) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Biology, Science+ 4 more

Biology
Science
Psychology
Maths
Human Biology
-Personal Statements-

“Who am I? I am a Biology student at the University of Bristol. I am a positive and friendly person and have always been enthusiastic to learn new things. I hope to pass this on to my students and that I will make learning fun by using...”

MyTutor guarantee

£20 /hr

Michael J.

Degree: History (Bachelors) - University College London University

Subjects offered: Biology, History+ 1 more

Biology
History
.HAT.

“About Me: I am a History student at UCL. My interests in History are mainly modern, focusing on the Russia and the Cold War and more recently the history of political thought and tea. I also have a love of Science from my A-levels. I ...”

About the author

Lauren G.

Currently unavailable: no new students

Degree: Medical Biochemistry (Bachelors) - Leeds University

Subjects offered: Biology, Maths

Biology
Maths

“Second year Biochemistry student. Enjoy Science's and Maths, so could help you with any of these exams.”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Lauren

What are gene mutations?

What's the difference between genotype and phenotype?

Other A Level Biology questions

What are the functions of the cell membrane?

How does air enter the lungs for inspiration? What does the body do to make this happen?

Outline the role of the Golgi Apparatus:

What are the events in synaptic transmission?

View A Level Biology tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok