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BI206 homework assignment due week of February 4, 2008 PART I Part I of the homework assignments consists of questions from the back of the chapter that exemplify important concepts from the chapter. Try to work out answers to these questions on your own and then check your answers in the solutions manual if you want. You may be called upon in class to lead the discussion of a particular question so be prepared. You should prepare outlines for all of your answers.except for a chapter s “question 1”, if assigned. ch 4 - 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 26, 31 and 37. ch 5 - 3, 12, and 14 ( note that the study guide answer to 14i is not completely correct ) PART II Part II of the homework assignments will usually consist of 1-3 questions that are not from the textbook and/or questions that are from the "Social and Ethical Issues" section of a textbook chapter. These questions should be answered in more detail than those in Part I. 1. Human cells normally have 46 chromosomes.
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Unformatted text preview: For each of the following stages, state the number of chromosomes present in the particular cell. a) metaphase of mitosis b) metaphase I of meiosis c) telophase of mitosis d) telophase I of meiosis e) telophase II of meiosis (Remember that a pair of attached chromatids count as one chromosome.) Question 2 is on the next page 2. Two Drosophila flies that had normal (transparent, long) wings were mated. In the progeny, two new phenotypes appeared, dusky wings (having a semi-opaque appearance) and clipped wings (with squared ends). The progeny were as follows: Females: 179 transparent, long 58 transparent, clipped Males: 92 transparent, long 89 dusky, long 28 transparent, clipped 31 dusky, clipped a) Provide a genetic explanation for these results, showing genotypes of parents and of all progeny classes under your model. b) Design a test for your model...
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