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Are there any completely, or 'true', Mendelian traits that do not display any polygeny at all?

George Box is credited with the aphorism "All models are wrong, but some are useful" in the context of statistics, but the same concept applies to concepts like Mendelianism which are also ...
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identification of most Active gene/protein isoform

While David has a point that for specific genes you should look at in vivo data, significant amounts of work has been done to identify representative transcripts, often using direct experimental ...
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What has caused my oxeye daisies to mutate?

This is a known phenotype, including among asters (see also here), known as "doubling" or "double flowering". In the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, it is well described as a ...
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Can phenotype change without change in genotype?

The Logical fallacy ‘Phenotype’ is defined [by the poster] as the morphological expression of characters on the basis of genetic constitution/genotype There is no reason to accept this particular ...
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Can phenotype change without change in genotype?

Yes, phenotype maps only noisily onto genotype. I recommend looking into the concept of phenotypic plasticity. For example, temperature or food availability has regularly been used to alter phenotypes ...
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