202hw2 - Biology 202 Homework 2 Due: 6/25; in discussion...

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Biology 202 Homework 2 Due: 6/25; in discussion Please type (not hand-write) ONLY the answers onto the question sheet itself (this sheet). Please highlight or otherwise indicate the parts that you have typed with italics , underlining or bold ing. All of these questions require additional working. The work done to answer the questions should not be on this sheet but instead attached to the back as supplemental pages. You must include all of your work pages. The supplemental work pages do not need to be typed. 1. Assume that a cell about to undergo meiosis has a diploid number of 8 (2N=8). a. How many homologous pairs of chromosomes are present in the nucleus of this cell? b. How many chromatids would be present during prophase I? c. How many chromosomes would be present in one cell during prophase II? d. Assume that both members of one homologous pair carry the allele B. i. How many copies of B would exist in the nucleus during prophase I? ii. How many copies of B would exist in each of the daughter nuclei that result from meiosis? e. Assume that one member of one homologous pair carries the allele A and the other member of
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202hw2 - Biology 202 Homework 2 Due: 6/25; in discussion...

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