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Inherited

An inherited trait is one that is genetically determined. Inherited traits are passed from parent to offspring according to the rules of Mendelian genetics. Most traits are not strictly determined by genes, but rather are influenced by both genes and environment.

Date:June 12, 2010
Credit:Darryl Leja, NHGRI
Dimensions:2212 x 1310
File Size:485 Kb
Rights:PublicExcept where otherwise noted, this image is in the public domain and may be used, linked or reproduced without permission. If you use an image, please credit the source listed above with a link back to www.genome.gov where possible. Thank you!



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