• Genotype to Phenotype: Through ‘OMICS’: An Overview

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      Genotype & Phynotype, Mendel’s laws, processes involved in conveying the message of the gene to develop a phenotype.

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      Wilhelm Johannsen (Figure 1) (1909) introduced two words tothe genetics dictionary, namely ‘phenotype’ and ‘genotype’. ‘phenotype’is the appearance of an organism while ‘genotype’ is thegenetic constitution as revealed by breeding experiments. By takingcognizance of research findings since 1909, an overview ofthe evolution of our understanding of the relationship betweengenotype and phenotype is presented here.

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      H A Ranganath1

      1. Centre for Human Genetics, Biotech Park Electronic City Phase I, Bangalore 560 100 Department of Zoology Manasagangotri, University of Mysore.
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