Genetics and Evolution - Genetics and Evolution Three types...

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Genetics and Evolution 14/02/2008 12:32:00 Three types of diversity Biological  Cultural  Environmental Gene: unit of inheritance Genetics: branch of biology dealing with heredity and genetic variations Genotype: organism’s hereditary makeup (what we are) Allele is particular biochemical form of a gene. Genes have multiple alleles Can be dominant or recessive (dominant shows up) ***Phenotype seen Gregor Mendel: monk scientist, worked on pea plants Law of segregation: states that allele pairs separate or segregate during gamete formation, and  randomly unite at fertilization.
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Law of independent assortment: inheritance pattern of one trait will not affect the inheritance  pattern of another. Point of life is to mate Mules aren’t an example of speciation Theory of Evolution Separate than the FACT of Evolution Adapting to the environment: bacteria being able to withstand antibiotics
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