Review Sheet LP1

Review Sheet LP1 - Review Sheet Lab 1 1. What are the...

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Review Sheet Lab 1 1. What are the conditions for a population to be in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium? Why does this never happen in real life? a. If A=0.8, what is the frequency of “a”? (allele frequencies) b. What is the frequency of AA, Aa, and aa? (genotypic frequencies) 2. Explain the sickle cell simulation we conducted and be able to explain how the gene frequencies changed based on the conditions that we set. 3. What is heterozygote advantage? How is this related to sickle cell anemia and malaria? [Remember-sickle cell is a genetic condition, while malaria is a disease] 4. What is genetic drift? Bottleneck effect? Founder effect? What is the effect of these two conditions on the genotype frequencies? 5. Describe the importance of genetic variation to evolution. How can we use changes in gene frequency to study evolution? a) What happens to p as q changes? Lab 2 1. Differentiate between a systematics, taxonomy, and phylogeny. 2. Differentiate between monophyletic, polypheletic and paraphyletic groups. 3. What are the four unifying theories of biology? 4. What are the two concepts of the theory of evolution? 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course BIOL 112 taught by Professor Vaughn during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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