140-S08-Mar21 - Genetic mosaics have zillions of uses...

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Unformatted text preview: Genetic mosaics have zillions of uses besides just facilitating mutant isolation and geneticists have ways of controlling exactly when and where FLPase is generated and hence exactly when and where mitotic recombination is induced Sex education .. .from a genetical and evolutionary (= genetical) perspective Sex:--- understanding its biological significance-- appreciating how genetics was used to understand how it is determined. according to Jacob Bronowski in The Ascent of Man (1973) Mendel himself was inspired by the clear-cut difference between males and females and the 1:1 sex ratio Forces in evolution (and evolution is what genetics -- and life -- is really all about): (1) Natural selection: reproduction of the fittest (2) Sexual selection: reproduction of the sexiest runaway sexual selection generally leads to maladaptive ("unfit") sexually selected traits remember, responses to changes in biological environment (including parasites ) are as important as responses to changes in physical environment. (this term is in your glossary) (this term is NOT in your glossary) peacock tail but a tail with the capacity to change the way life evolves human brain = ? Sex: Sexual reproduction vs. Asexual reproduction Coming together of genetic material from ( two ) individuals to form progeny that combine genes from all ( both ) parents symmetrical sex: asymmetrical sex: equal genetic contribution from each partner unequal genetic contribution from each partner qualitative exceptions: mitochondria & Y chromosome us bacteria Can there be sex without gender?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course MCB 140 taught by Professor Urnov during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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140-S08-Mar21 - Genetic mosaics have zillions of uses...

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