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    if the class data set has significant variation on an allele by genotype graph by comparing their points to the collection of data sets from Census at School that will represent in this paper as the Canadian average. The Hardy­Weinberg Law, developed by G.H Hardy and Wilhelm Weinberg in 1908, states that the frequencies of genes and genotypes within a population within a population remain constant if there is an absence of external forces (Roberts & Reiss, 2000, pg. 640). These forces include no mutation, natural selection, genetic drift or migration…

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    meant that there is was no difference between the wild and founding population’s genetic variability. In relation to conservation biology, this finding is rather optimistic. Due to the fact that the two populations genetic variability is close to one-another allows for scientists to begin with a microcosm of the original population. This implies that if the correct methods of breeding are followed, then there is a strong possibility that the population of black-footed ferrets could be re-bred…

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    Homozygous Phenotypes

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    demonstrated best through the inheritance of petal color in a snapdragon. In a heterozygote the phenotype would be pink, a mix between the homozygous genotypes of red and white. This happens because neither allele is dominant, so the colors are expressed together. This concept is similar to the idea of “blending” that many previous scientists believed. When examining this concept, it is easy to see how Aristotle and Hippocrates came to support “blending”.…

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    Subculture Study

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    The complementation test cross was set up with the purpose of identifying the unknown gene. The cross was set up between parents with similar phenotypes. Two results were expected from this crosses, one of the crosses would show the complementation of two mutant alleles and the other cross would show two allelic mutations. If the two mutant allele complement each other all the progeny will be wild type, and thus are likely mutations in two different genes. However, if the progeny displays hot…

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    variants… G allele of the OXTR variant rs53576, … and the long forms of the AVPR1a variants rs1 and rs3” previously linked to have effects (p. 447), as well as polymorphisms predicting prosocial behaviors (p. 447). Although there were no predictions made, the study hypothesized that “the rs53576 G allele … should predict greater levels of prosocial behavior … [and] should buffer the connection between perceived threat and prosocial behavior” than tha A allele (p.447). In addition, that “long…

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    Tay-Sachs Disease

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    of age. Infants affected by the disease lose motor skills, they also have a tendency to be startled easily especially by loud noises. Infants will begin to have seizures and develop hearing and vision loss, intellectual disability, and paralysis as the conditions progresses. Children that affected by Tay-Sachs generally only live till early childhood. Tay-Sachs can occur in children, adolescents, and adulthood. However, these cases are extremely rare and the symptoms are generally much more…

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    Mendelian inheritance is centered around three laws discovered by Gregor Mendel. First is the law of segregation which states that during the formation of gamete the two allele pairs separate randomly. The second law is independent assortment which states during gamete formation each pair of the allele will segregate independently of the rest of the pairs of the chromosomes. The third law is the law of dominance which is that alleles can be dominant or recessive with the expression of the…

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    Gregor Mendel was the first person to make connections between parents and children by using math symbols. He made the set of laws which are now known as the three laws of inheritance. This set of laws consists of the Law of Dominance, the Law of Segregation, and the Law of Independent Assortment. To begin, the first law of inheritance is the Law of Dominance. This law states that genes come in pairs and are inherited in different units called alleles. In a situation with one dominant allele and…

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    So, a person’s ability to taste PTC depends on the type of alleles receive from taster parents. Based on this fact, a person can receive three possible combinations of the two alleles from a parent. A person can get two dominant alleles (TT) tasters, which would be considered homozygous dominant; or two recessive alleles, non-tasters (tt) making that person homozygous recessive; a dominant allele from one parent and a recessive allele form the other parent (Tt) will make that person…

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    Evolving Genetic Ideas

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    relative frequency and lethality. Relative frequency is the number of times a specific allele is present within a gene pool compared to other alleles for the same trait within the gene pool.(textbook) Lethality is a little more complex. Lethal alleles cause an embryo to miscarry when they are present. Recessive lethal alleles…

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