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Unformatted text preview: Human genetic diversity I. Human variation A. Variation within groups B. Variation among populations C. Genetic and environmental causes of variation II. Heritability III. An example: human height A. Variation within populations B. Variation among populations C. Components of variation within and between populations D. Environmental sources of variation in height IV. The concept of race A. Races as natural categories B. Racial differences C. Human races as cultural constructs Human variation within groups Variation among populations Uganda Variation among populations: Indonesia Variation among populations: cystic fibrosis gene frequencies (p. 403) Causes of human variation genetic = differences caused by inherited genes environmental = differences due to the effects of the environment Environmental effects on human variation Causes of human variation genetic = differences caused by inherited genes environmental = differences due to the effects of the environment Heritability the proportion of phenotypic variation due to the effects of genes An example of within population human variation: height (p. 419) Sources of within...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANTHRBIO 161 taught by Professor Mitani during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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