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Biology Chromosome

1. 2. 3. All of Allison’s eggs will carry the X chromosome and 50% of Allison’s egg cells will carry the recessive allele (hexa). 4.a. There is a 25% chance that Allison and Tim will have a baby boy who is heterozygous for Tay-Sachs. b. No, the baby boy will not have Tay-Sachs he will be a carrier for the disease. The boy would only have the disease if he was homozygous recessive. | X | Y | X | XX | XY | X | XX | XY | 1:2 1:2 | T | t | T | TT | Tt | t | Tt | tt...

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Drosophila: Fruit Fly Lab

controlled by genes located on sex chromosomes are called sex-linked traits. The alleles for sex-linked traits are written in superscripts of the X or Y chromosome. Because the X and Y-chromosomes are not homologous, the Y chromosome has no corresponding allele to one on the X chromosome and no superscript is used. Also, any recessive allele on the X chromosome of a male will not be masked by a corresponding dominant allele on the Y chromosome. Thomas Hunt Morgan discovered traits linked to sex chromosomes...

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Ap Bio Chapter 15 the Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Vries all found that Mendel had explained the same result 35 years go. Resistance remained about Mendels laws until evidence had supported it. Chromosoems and genes are both present in pairs of diploid cells. Homologous chromosomes separate and alleles segregate during meiosis. Fertilization restores the paired condition for both chromosomes and genes. Around 1902, the chromosome theory of inheritance began to take form. Thomas Hunt Morgan was the first t associate a specific gene with a specific...

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Biology Review Guide

works with many genes, but not all. What is actually assorting independently? What test did Mendel do that caused him to propose the law of independent assortment? When a trait does not assort independently we say it is ______? The law states that allele pairs seperate from one another during gamete formation. Unlinked genes (genes located on different chromosomes) assort independently because chromosome pairs assort independently during meiosis. Mendel tested his theory through experiments concerning...

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Genetics Worksheet

your conclusion using evidence from the pedigree and the principles of genetics. Cystic Fibrosis is a recessive trait. You have to inherit two copies of the allele to have cystic fibrosis. If you have just one of these alleles you could be a carrier of cystic fibrosis, but have absolutely no symptoms. If two carriers of this allele have a child then there could be a one in four chance that child would have cystic fibrosis. I made my conclusion by using the evidence to see that from the pedigree...

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biol 1209 writing assignment 1

intellectual property. It does not contain the ideas, or writing of other individuals/authors. Author ___________________________ Date ___________________ Lab Instructor ____________________ Lab Section # ____________ The Change in Allele Frequency of the Male Cichlid Fish Population General Research Question: Lake Malawi’s cichlid male population of fish are tested on their ability to build bowers to attract the female population. Altering this extended phenotype, or ability...

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Reebop Lab

legsTail ColourtTTtRed tailGender X tX tX t X tFemaleDisordersXX tX X tColour BlindLeg NumberNNNN6 legsBlood typeiiiiO blood typeSkin ColorFgHfGHFfggHH2nd lightestj) If your ReeBop has three eyes, your ReeBop will only live 2 years. What type of alleles are these? Find an example of where this actually occurs in a real situation. A ReeBop that has three eyes, resulting in him/her living for only 2 years is related to lethal alleles.The genes that result in a reebop having three eyes is homozygous...

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the situation from going extreme. Less damage would be done at the early stage and there would be no severe organ damage. Classroom Connection This disorder is Autosomal recessive because a child needs two alleles to have the disorder as discussed in class. If he gets only one affected allele, he would not have the disorder but still will be affected somewhat. Personal Opinion This disease is very harmful once it happens but it is very easy to prevent. It is good and only needs a good and healthy...

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Period _____ Section 11.1 The Work of Gregor Mendel Matching. Select the letter in front of the term that matches the statement. Type the “upper case” letter in the “answer” column. Use red font color. Q Term Answer Statement 1. A. Allele Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to produce a new cell. 2. B. Fertilization A specific characteristic of an individual. 3. C. Gamete One of a number of different forms of a gene. 4...

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hides) the other. To get purple flowers one must have both C and P alleles present. Explanation: In genetics, epistasis is a phenomenon in which the expression of one gene depends on the presence of one or more "modifier genes." A gene whose phenotype is expressed is called epistatic, while one whose phenotype is altered or suppressed is calledhypostatic. Epistasis can be contrasted with dominance, which is an interaction between alleles at the same gene locus. Epistasis is often studied in relation...

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