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biologydictionary.net/polygenic-inheritance

Apr 28, 2017 ... Polygenic inheritance, also known as quantitative inheritance, refers to a single inherited phenotypic trait that is controlled by two or more ...

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Polygenic inheritance. Human features like height, eye color, and hair color come in lots of slightly different forms because they are controlled by many genes, ...

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Polygenic inheritance. Human features like height, eye color, and hair color come in lots of slightly different forms because they are controlled by many genes, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygene

Polygenic inheritance occurs when one characteristic is controlled by two or more genes. Often the genes are large in quantity but small in effect. Examples of  ...

www.pnas.org/content/117/32/18924

Aug 4, 2020 ... An equivalent to the breeding value in human applications has been called the polygenic risk score (PRS) and provides an estimate of the ...

www.vce.bioninja.com.au/aos-3-heredity/inheritance/polygenic-inheritance.html

Polygenic Inheritance · The colour of human skin is determined by the amount of dark pigment (melanin) it contains · At least four (possibly more) genes are ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/wm-biology1/chapter/reading-polygenic-inheritance-and-environmental-effects

How, then, is height inherited? Height and other similar features are controlled not just by one gene, but rather, by multiple (often many) genes that each make a  ...

www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Polygenic-Trait

Traits that display a continuous distribution, such as height or skin color, are polygenic. The inheritance of polygenic traits does not show the phenotypic ratios  ...

www.thoughtco.com/polygenic-inheritance-373444

Jul 13, 2018 ... Polygenic inheritance is the inheritance of traits such as skin color, eye color, and hair color, that are determined by more than one gene.

www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/polygenic-inheritance-and-gene-mapping-915

However, human height has long been known to follow a polygenic mode of inheritance. Although human height is easy to measure, geneticists have struggled for ...