4th December 2019

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What are the different phenotypes?

Phenotype. Phenotype is the observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an individual organism, determined by both genetic make-up and environmental influences, for example, height, weight and skin colour.

Subsequently, one may also ask, which is an example of a phenotype?

Examples of Genotype & Phenotype. The genotype is the set of genes in our DNA which is responsible for a particular trait. The phenotype is the physical expression, or characteristics, of that trait. For example, two organisms that have even the minutest difference in their genes are said to have different genotypes.

What causes the phenotype?

Phenotypes are traits or characteristics of an organism that we can observe, such as size, color, shape, capabilities, behaviors, etc. Phenotypes can be caused by genes, environmental factors, or a combination of both.
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