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Study guide for the second midterm exam, BME/BIO 80H, The Human Genome From lecture 7 Definition, characteristics and expected inheritance patterns concerning polygenic traits The additive model for polygenic inheritance Definition and characteristics of multifactorial traits Multifactorial threshold traits Definition and calculation of heritability (include correlation coefficients) Biology of twins Twin studies (measuring concordance) The Leptin pathway and obesity From lecture 8 Be able to write the correct nomenclature for a chromosomal band Know cytogenetics terms and tools used to characterize chromosomes Be able to recognize different kinds of chromosomal aberrations apparent in karyotypes Compare and contrast Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling Compare female and male meiosis Polyploidy: what it means, whether it is a viable condition in humans and how it arises Aneuploidy: what it means and how it arises Autosomal aneuploidies (including Down's syndrome and Patau's syndrome)
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course BME 80H taught by Professor Rothwell during the Spring '07 term at UCSC.

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