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Lecture_10-2 - BIOL 214 GENES ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION PEPPER...

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Suppl. to Lecture 14, page 1 BIOL 214 GENES, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION / PEPPER LECTURE 15 (October 2, 2006) SUPPLEMENT READING ASSIGNMENTS: Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution, pages 349-369 (optional reading. We will not cover in lecture, but may be helpful background). Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution, pages 370-392. READ AHEAD Mutation and Genetic Variation, pages 197-207 KEY CONCEPTS: Many aspects of phenotype: Morphological, developmental, anatomical Appearance, color, sounds, smell, taste Biochemical Physiological Behavior Sexual and asexual reproductive traits Tolerances to extreme environmental conditions Life history traits Developmental timing Age of sexual maturity Number and timing of offspring Life span Pathogenicity and host range (in pathogens) Specialized structures and traits related to endosymbiotic and other mutualistic interactions The lifetime phenotype of an organism is the result of interaction between genetics (genotype) and environment Environment and genotype are integrated through the process of development to give rise to
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIOL 214 taught by Professor Pepper during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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