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1 Garriga Problem set #2 1. Agrobacterium is a pathogen of dicots, and its plasmid can be used to transfer foreign DNA into these plants. Describe how the vir genes function in this transfer. Where is the foreign DNA placed? Define in general term's three types of genes that have been transferred into plants. 2. In golden rice, three transgenes are inserted into the genome of rice to produce what chemical. What does your body produce from this product? Where and why might this crop be useful? 3. Below is a pedigree of a rare human skin disease. Inheritance of the disease by the II-3 male from his father rules out what type of inheritance. Explain your reasoning. Who in the pedigree has the same Y chromosome as the II-3 male? Give all correct answers.
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2 Who in the pedigree has the same mtDNA as the II-3 male? Give all correct answers. 4. Red-green color blindness is X-linked in humans. If a male is red-green color blind, and both parents have normal color vision, which of the male's grandparents is most likely to be red-green color blind? 5. Describe an argument for the use of growth hormones in cows.
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