202hw1b_KEY_TA - Biology 202 Homework 1 Due 9/4 or 9/5 in discussion Please type(not hand-write ONLY the answers to question onto the question

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Biology 202 Homework 1 Due: 9/4 or 9/5; in discussion Please type (not hand-write) ONLY the answers to question 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. Ulfar and Kelly are supplementing their incomes by breeding and selling guinea pigs. Ulfar has two female black guinea pigs, Mermaid and Barbie. Kelly has one white male guinea pig, Yogurt. When Mermaid and Yogurt are mated, 3 black males and 2 black females are produced. When Barbie and Yogurt are mated, ½ of the progeny are white and ½ of the progeny are black. a. Explain the inheritance of coat color in guinea pigs, using genetic symbols to indicate which coat color is dominant and which is recessive. Black allele is dominant to white allele, white genotype is bb and black can be Bb or BB. Mermaid (female black), Barbie (female black), Yogurt (male white)
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 202 taught by Professor Howe during the Fall '08 term at New Mexico.

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202hw1b_KEY_TA - Biology 202 Homework 1 Due 9/4 or 9/5 in discussion Please type(not hand-write ONLY the answers to question onto the question

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