Chapter 1 Study Guide

Chapter 1 Study Guide - Human Genetics Emphasis Chapter 1...

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Human Genetics Emphasis Chapter 1 1. List the topics that will be covered in this course. 2. Know who was involved with the first genetic discrimination lawsuit and the role of each player in determining the outcome. 3. Discuss the impact of embryo research and reproductive technology on society? 4. Should your genetic information be kept private or should companies and government agencies have access to your genetic profile and family history? 5. Define " Genetics ". 6. List and describe the 5 different areas in biology that Geneticists study. Why is the country of Iceland so important in population studies? 7. What is a " gene "? Define the " genetic code ". What is a " polypeptide "? Why is the study of genetics important? 8. List the 4 properties of a gene . 9. Who was Gregor Mendel ? What conclusions did he make concerning inheritance? 10. List and describe the 4 different approaches scientists use to study genetics. 11. Define "
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