Prelim Answer Key - 2002 - ANIMAL SCIENCE 221 2nd Prelim...

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ANIMAL SCIENCE 221 2 nd Prelim APRIL, 2002 - ANSWER KEY 1. In a population, the frequency of allele A at an autosomal locus is .8 in males and .5 in females. The population is then randomly mated for one generation. (1 pt) What is the frequency of A in the progeny? f(A) - (.8 + .5)/2 - .65 (1 pt) After this first generation of random mating, is the population in equilibrium? No 2. In a population, the frequency of A at a sex-linked locus is different in males and females. This difference is .3. The population is randomly mated for one generation. (1 pt) After this one generation of random mating, what is the difference expected to be for the frequency of A in the male and in the female progeny? 3. In a population, the frequency of allele B is .7 and of allele b is .3. The mutation rate of B to b is .00001 and of b to B is .00002. (1 pt) In the next generation, will the frequency of B be greater than, equal to, or less than .7? up = .00001 x .7 = .000007
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