Classical genetics

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  • Environmental Impact Of Nature And Nurture On Human Development

    it comes to natural characteristics of a person is quite similar or quite different to the unnatural characteristics of a person. When you have natural characteristics the traits comes from their parents. You have the ones people are born with are genetic. The traits of nature are developed biologically. The nurture characteristics are traits you develop after they are born. The nurture traits a person that wasn’t born with it but the environmental has influenced on them. The psychology term of…

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  • Patent System Pros And Cons

    Patenting has been improved for decades and there now exist many patents pertaining to technology and science. The issue of whether patenting inventions in these areas brings more benefits or drawbacks for society is a debated problem. Some people believe that patent system is beneficial for economic development and protection of inventions. However, others opine that some patents deter the research process and not actually profit the whole society. In this essay, both sides of views will be…

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  • Unlinked Gene Hypothesis

    Abstract: This experiment was meant to look and find gene linkages and determine the crosses of the tan x wild type (black), gray x wild type (black), and tan x gray spores of the Sordaria fimicola. To accomplish the crossing, the plates filled with auger had to be set up with each individual kind of spore. Three plates with two different spore colors of sordaria in each. One plate was black and tan, black and gray, and gray and tan. For gene to centromere distance the standard deviation was…

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  • Sickle Cell Disease Essay

    “Genetic disorder – an inherited medical condition caused by a DNA abnormality.” ( www.google.com) Abnormalities can be small as a single-base mutation in just one gene , or they can involve the addition or subtraction of entire chromosomes. Genetic disorders are quite rare but still do occur at times. Some of the disorders may or may not heritable, passed down from the parents’ genes. Genetics disorders may vary. Non-heritable disorders, not received from parents are caused by mutations and/or…

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  • Charles Darwin's Theory Of Evolution: Natural Selection Process

    accumulate over times and eventually, the result will be a new organism (Darwin’s Theory of Evolution – A Theory in Crisis. n.d). However, there are many other different theories on evolution such as Mutation, a random change in the genetics of an organism, or Gene flow, when genetic material from one species is carried over to another (Mechanisms: The process of evolution, n.d.). Microorganisms are organisms which are microscopic, meaning they cannot be seen by the naked eye.…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Origin Of Species

    to be perfect. The ideas you have presented, however, are the best and most scientifically grounded ideas we have about the way species evolve and change. Especially considering you developed these ideas without the understanding and knowledge of genetics and molecular biology. But still, you have managed to develop a set of laws explaining the evolution of species, which later became the backbone of biology. Impressive. You have made one of the most important contributions to the science of…

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  • Unit 18 Genetics: Questions And Answers

    Unit 18 - Genetics (Assignment 1) Task 1. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA for short) is genetic material that carry’s the majority of information for development growth and many other functions. DNA is located in the nucleus of a cell. DNA has a double helix structure and is formed by a series of bases these are Adenine , Cytosine , Guanine and Thymine. These bases have a basic pattern when forming DNA. Adenine will only join to Thymine when in DNA and Cytosine will only join to Guanine when in…

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  • Prokaryote Dna Synthesis Lab Report

    Prokaryote DNA replication is a semi conservative, bidirectional, template driven process. The phrase ‘semi-conservative’ refers to the fact that the newly synthesised double stranded DNA is made up of one parental (existing) strand, and one newly synthesised strand. The parental duplex is not ‘conserved’ as an entity. This was proved by the Meselson-Stahl experiment by replicating E.Coli in different mediums of of different Nitrogen isotopes. The results consisted of half of normal weight and…

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  • Strawberries Lab Report

    The purpose of this lab experiment is to extract chromatin from an animal liver and strawberries. Unlike humans whom are diploid organisms with two sets of each chromosome, one from the mother and the other from the father, strawberries like most fruits are polyploidy, consisting of more than two copies of the same gene. Strawberries are octoploid that have eight copies of each gene, making it an ideal fruit for DNA extraction. Frozen strawberries are ideal because the ice in the intracellular…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Birth Of Babies

    Doctors of today have advanced tools and technology to look at an embryo and tell if it is healthy and ready for life. Many mothers experience complication in pregnancy that can lead to a child being born with disabilities. As stated in JUSTIFYING INFANTICIDE AND NON-VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA By Peter Singer, infants can be born with “irreversible intellectual disabilities, will never be rational, self-conscious beings.” With the knowledge of the child’s health before birth it gives a morally…

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