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Genetics Terms Beginning With P

P element P (peptidyl) site
P1 P53
Pachynema (pachytene stage) Palindrome
Panmictic Paracentric inversion
Paralogous genes Paramecin
Parameters Parapatric speciation
Parental Parental ditype (PD)
Parental imprinting Parthenogenesis
Partial digest Partial diploid
Partial dominance Particulate inheritance
Pascal's triangle Path diagram
Pathogen Patroclinous inheritance
Pattern formation PD
Pedigree Penetrance
Peptide Peptide bond
Peptidyl transferase Pericentric inversion
Permissive condition Permissive temperature
PEST hypothesis Petite
Petite mutation Phage
Phe Phenocopy
Phenotype Phenotypic sex determination
Phenotypic variance Phenylketonuria(pku)
Pheromone Philadelphia chromosome
Phosphodiester bond Photoreactivation
Phyletic evolution Phyletic gradualism
Phylogenetic tree Piebald
Pilus (plural pili) Plant breeding
Plaque Plasmid
Plastid Plate
Pleiotropic mutation Pleiotropy
Point mutation Poisson distribution
Poky mutation Polar body
Polar gene conversion Polar granules
Polar mutation Polarity
Polarity gene Pollen grain
Poly-dA/poly-dT technique Poly(A) tail
Polyacrylamide Polycistronic
Polycistronic mRNA Polydactyly
Polygene Polygenic inheritance
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Polymerize
Polymorphism Polynucleotide phosphorylase
Polypeptide Polyploid
Polyribosome Polysaccharide
Polysome Polytene chromosome
Population Position effect
Position-effect variegation Positive assortative mating
Positive control Positive interference
Post-transcriptional modification Postreplicative repair
Pre-mRNA Preemptor stem
Pribnow box Primary oocyte
Primary spermatocyte Primary structure
Primary transcript Primase
Primer Primosome
Prion Pro
Probability Probability theory
Proband Probe
Processivity Product of meiosis
Product rule Proflavin
Progeny testing Prokaryote
Prokaryotic cell Promoter
Proofread Prophage
Prophase Proplastid
Propositus Proto-oncogene
Protoplast Prototroph
Provirus Pseudoallele
Pseudoautosomal gene Pseudodominance
Pseudogene Puff
Pulse-chase experiment Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
Punctuated equilibrium Punnett square
Pure-breeding line or strain Purines

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