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  1. #1 Genotype nomenclature 
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    Is there any "correct" way to note possible genotypes that a given phenotype might be without having to write a long list?

    eg.

    an animal shows two distinct traits, lets say albino (recessive) and funky-pattern (dominant). We have no way of knowing if that animal is heterozygous or homozygous funky-pattern so the genotype could be either aaaa FFFF or aaaa F+FF

    If an animal has several dominant traits the list of possible genotype will soon get very large.


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