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Bio_110_meetings9&10_outline - Bio 110: Principles...

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Bio 110: Principles of Evolution, Ecology, and Heredity Spring 2008 1. Possible Explanations of heredity a. Blending hypothesis b. Particulate hypothesis 2. Gregor Mendel a. Training b. Experiments with peas in 1857 c. Terms i. Character ii. Trait iii. True-breeding iv. Hybridization v. P, F 1, F 2 generations 3. Mendel’s ideas a. Alternative versions of genes account for variations in inherited characters i. Alleles b. For each character, an organism inherits two alleles, one from each parent c. If two alleles differ, then one is dominant and the other recessive d. Two alleles for each character separate during gamete formation i. Mendel’s Law of Segregation 4. More terms a. Homozygous, heterozygous b. Phenotype, genotype 5. Law of independent assortment 6. Rules of inheritance reflects rules of probability 7. Complications to simple Mendelian genetics a. Incomplete dominance b. Complete dominance c. Co-dominance d. Multiple alleles for a single character
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