C5 - C1. Genetic recombination is a term that refers to a...

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C1. Genetic recombination is a term that refers to a new combination of alleles in an offspring. Crossing over is a physical event that involves the exchange of pieces of genetic material between two chromosomes. C2. An independent assortment hypothesis is used because it enables us to calculate the expected values based on Mendel’s ratios. Using the observed and expected values, we can calculate whether or not the deviations between the observed and expected values are too large to occur as a matter of chance. If the deviations are very large, we reject the hypothesis of independent assortment. C3. Mitotic recombination is crossing over between homologous chromosomes during mitosis in somatic cells. Mitotic recombination is one explanation for a blue patch. Following mitotic recombination, the two chromosomes carrying the b allele could segregate into the same cell and produce the blue color. Another reason could be chromosome loss; the chromosome carrying the B allele could be lost during mitosis. C4. If the chromosomes labeled 2 and 4 move into one daughter cell, that will lead to a patch that is albino and has long hair. The other cell will receive chromosomes 1 and 3, which will produce a patch that has dark, short hair. C5. A. 1 and 4
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