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1 Johanne Brunet [email protected] room 297 Horticulture Biocore 301, fall 2007, Population Genetics LECTURE summary for November 12, 2007 Readings for this section of the class (5 lectures) Snustad and Simmons 4th edition, Chapter 26 Population Genetics, and Chapter 27 pp 780- 784 (speciation section); Campbell and Reece 7th edition, Chapter 23 The evolution of populations; and Chapter 24 pps 472-481. Lecture 1: Learning objectives Calculate allele or gene frequency, genotype frequency and phenotype frequency Know the Hardy-Weinberg principle/theorem and its major implications Know the factors that can create deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium A population: A group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area at the same time. Calculating allele and genotype and phenotype frequencies Allele (gene) frequency: proportion of a given allele in a population Genotype frequency: proportion of a given genotype in a population Phenotype frequency: proportion of a given phenotype in a population Autosomal traits Example to fill in: In a population we found 320 plants with red flowers, 160 plants with pink flowers and
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIOCORE 301 taught by Professor Howell during the Fall '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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