BIOL 234 -Reading assignment for June 2nd

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Reading assignment for June 2 nd : mapping with molecular markers Complete the corresponding reading quiz and activity on Connect by June 2 nd , 9 am . Chapter 4 (Section 4.3, pp. 144-148) Explain what the following molecular markers are, at the level of DNA sequence . How do alleles of these kinds of markers differ? o SNP o RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) o VNTR (variable number tandem repeat) o Microsatellite o SSLP (simple sequence length polymorphism) How do the molecular markers listed above differ from genes? Can genes be used like molecular markers? Explain. How can you determine if a gene (that causes a phenotype) is genetically linked to a molecular marker? The bands in the gel below represent the genotypes of 8 individuals for a particular microsatellite in the
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