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B311080130 - B311D080130 Alleles and genotypes Quantifying...

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B311D080130 Alleles and genotypes Quantifying alleles in population Conditions of Hardy Weinberg equilibrium --No new handouts today in class. --Homework three is posted --You should be reading chapter 23 --You must take your next homework to your next discussion section. We are making the transition into population alleles rather than the individual. If a person has two alleles, they are not just on anywhere; they would be on homologous chromosomes. In the population, we must think of these alleles on a larger scale. Genes- a discrete unit of hereditary information consisting of a specific nucleotide sequence on DNA (or RNA in some viruses) Alleles- alternative form of a gene that accounts for variations in inheritance. Genotype is the genetic makeup of an organism. Gene pool is the set of all copies of alleles carried by individuals in a population at one time. The allele frequency is the proportion of a certain allele at a given locus within a population. If there are two
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