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problem_set_5_f07 - Problem Set 5 Biocore 301, Fall 2007 15...

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1 Problem Set 5 Biocore 301, Fall 2007 15 Points, Due in Lecture, November 7 Name: ______________________ Discussion section: _______________ 1. A standard poodle breeder owned one purebred albino male and wanted albino puppies. She brought her albino male to two other breeders who had albino females, Snowflake and Frosty, claimed to be purebred. The resulting litter with Snowflake was 6 albinos, while the litter from Frosty was 4 black pups. a. The owner of the albino male sued the owner of Frosty. What would an expert witness testify when called to discuss this suit? b. Snowflake was the progeny of an albino male and female, and all her littermates were albino, including a brother, Winter. If Winter and Frosty were interbred, what color of pups should be predicted? Explain. 2. Two Drosophila with normal appearance were mated and of their 154 progeny, 105 were female and 49 were males. a. What is unusual about these results? b. Provide a genetic explanation for these results
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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 Wisconsin.

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