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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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    events which impacted allele frequencies of the bunnies. The hypothesis for Part A was that if there is no natural selection, then the allele frequency for the bunnies will not change. This proved to be true, given that all the Generation 1 bunnies were unaffected. For example, in all charts for Generation 1, the total alleles were 100 and alleles F and f both equally had 50. This demonstrates that if the allele frequency did not change, then the bunny population had no change in quantities of…

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    change in allele proportions over generations as long as certain conditions are met. “Another generation of random mating led by direct calculation to the same proportions among the offspring and ‘We thus obtain the same distribution of pure types and hybrids for each generation under panmixia’ (Weinberg 1908). Weinberg then uses his result to work out the numbers of the two phenotypes to be expected among the relatives of an individual of known phenotype, but this does not now concern us.…

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    _________________________________ Class Results: Number of Dominant Phenotype __________ = Percentage = __________ Donnetta Tatum Number of Recessive Phenotype __________ = Percentage = __________ Total = _________ q² = _________ % of the class Therefore q = the frequency of q allele = √ q² = __________ 1 – q = p = frequency of the dominant allele ( ) = _________ p = genotype of homozygous dominant = ________ % of the class 2pq = genotype of the heterozygous dominant =…

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    Sickle Cellular Adaptation

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    evolved different allele frequencies due to recurring natural selection. In fact, natural selection and mutation were considered the main hypotheses for the sickle gene cell. However, those hypotheses limit in explaining the entirety for the frequency of the HbS allele in human populations around the globe. The complex relationship between the HbS allele frequencies and the level of malaria prevalence support the malaria hypothesis at a global scale and further demonstrate why adaptation or…

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    In 1859, Charles Darwin documented that evolution of life on Earth had taken place and proposed the idea that natural selection was to blame in his book, The Origin of Species (Leicht and McAllister, 2016). Darwin’s findings arose from the different heritable traits, which lead to differences among alleles in a population. Genetic variation is the differences in genetic frequencies in a population and is the basis of evolution. The Hardy Weinberg Principle was developed to test for genetic…

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    probability equation about the frequencies of genes that are inheritable within a gene pool. They analyzed that the frequencies of alleles. Hardy and Weinberg made an equation about genetic variance of a population at equilibrium. They postulated that allele or genes should be stable or equal with no disturbing factors. For a generation be able to remain constant and reach the equilibrium within generations, they postulated about how alleles behave that acts in a population. With these…

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    infectious diseases and HBV serologic tests. 3.2. Genotyping results Eight genotypes for IL-1RN (VNTR) were observed in the present study which are represented in the Table 2. The allele frequency of IL1-RN gene reveals the dominancy of allele 1 and 2 (four and three copies of the 86-bp repeat respectively), in both cases and controls groups. Consequently, genotype one (A1/A1) was mostly observed with a frequency of 59.3% cases and 40.2% in control group. The genotype 6 (A2/A2) and 2…

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    Introduction: Hardy Weinberg theory was an effective tool for recognizing the different genotypes from one generation to the next and each allele frequency. This theory notifies us by how Mendelian inheritance was the lead for all genetic variation and it can be used to follow Mendelian’s rules of segregation and the combination of alleles. Polymerase chain reaction was one of the essentials that is used in the Hardy Weinberg theory of genetic equilibrium which was used in determining the…

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    evolving will have allele and genotype frequencies that change from generation to generation. To evaluate whether a population is evolving, the Hardy-Weinberg equation is used. A population is in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium if there is no change in the allele and genotype frequencies from generation to generation. The five conditions that must be met for a population to be in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium include: no mutations, random mating, no natural selection, extremely large population size,…

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