BICD 100 - Week 1-2

BICD 100 - Week 1-2 - BICD 100 Week 1 Handout Monohybrid...

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BICD 100 Week 1 Handout: Monohybrid Crosses Advice : Read the textbook & attend lecture to understand concepts – practice a lot of problems to get a good grade! Format of section : I will present practice problems, with emphasis on more challenging problems and concepts - each week, I will select some problems and e-mail by Friday. - I will go over the solutions in section on Monday. I will also answer questions about lecture material from the previous week  Key Terms : Although there will not be any specific questions regarding these terms, completing problems will require an understanding of these terms - Allele - Backcross - Chromosome theory of heredity - Codominance - Diploid - Dominant - F 1 generation - F 2 generation - Gamete - Gene - Genotype - Haploid - Heterozygous - Homologous pair - Homozygous - Hybrid - Incomplete dominance - Lethal phenotype - Locus - Meiosis - Mendel’s pea plant traits - Mitosis - Monohybrid cross - Null allele - P generation - Phenotype - Principle of independent assortment - Principle of segregation - Product rule - Punnett square - Pure breeding - Ratio (genotypic vs. phenotypic) - Recessive - Sister chromatid - Sum rule - Testcross - Wild type - Zygote Problems : Chapter 3, Problem 13 In cucumbers, orange fruit color (R) is dominant over cream fruit color (r). A cucumber plant homozygous for orange fruits is crossed with a plant homozygous for cream fruits. The F 1
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