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15 Cards in this Set

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traits passed on from one generation to the next based on success of that trait within a indvivdual
delta 32
ccr5 protein that is resistant to hiv. named 32 because of its 32 bases
sarcopterygian , first discoverd by marjorie latimer and sent to jp smith where it was studied dr. mark erdman would later find it in the indonesian fish market on his honeymoon.
homologous to functioning genes. used in molecular homoology study
theory of special creation
creationist biblical view.
1-animals non mutable
2-animals distinct from one another
3-god created earth recently
second law of thermodynamics
in every physical or chemical change, universe always tends towards greater randomness or disorder
being able to have multiple chromosomes. like a tetraploid who can reproduce by its self. often lead to new plant species. prevelant in plants
vestigal structure
rudimentary traits that are homologous to to fully functional traits in a closely related species.
gel electrophoresis
dna fingerprinting. use electric charges to determine different proteins or spots on the gel. the smaller and lighter elements move faster than the heavier and big ones.
hiv. an infectous extracellular virus
relative dating
for age of fossils., using rock strata. like superposistion, horizontal lines, faunal succesion, and cross shifting
frameshift mutation
insertion or deletion of a base in a sequence of dna. can mess up remaining of dna sequence.
darwins four postulates
variation within indviduals
variation is heritable
variation can lead to reproductive success in indvieduals and better traits for survival
survival is not random
hw assumptions
no migration
no mutation
no selection
infinite pop size
random mating
frequency dependent selection
level of selection aganist a phenotype depends on the prevleance of the phenotype in the population