GenBio_2_PopGen

GenBio_2_PopGen - Population Genetics RRG2 Hardy-Weinberg...

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Population Genetics 1 • Hardy-Weinberg Equation • Departures from Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium RRG2 Evolution is a process of adaptation to the environment. Natural selection acting on variation (preserving if beneficial, removing if detrimental) is the means by which this adaptation occurs. MICROEVOLUTION - Short-term, small-scale, below the species level adaptations of populations; result of a change in allele frequency MACROEVOLUTION - Long-term large-scale changes above the species level SCALES OF EVOLUTION
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Slide 1 RRG2 Throw out the equation and slides 5 to 15 (ARCHIVE). IMPORTANT to do this! Randy Gaugler, 10/26/2005
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Population Genetics 2 Population Î all the individuals of the same species living in a particular area at the same time. Share a common gene pool. Gene Pool Î sum of all alleles of all genes in a population Genotype Aa Allele Frequency A = 0.9 a = 0.1 • Frequency change Î EVOLUTION • Frequency stable Î GENETIC EQUILIBRIUM Phenotype Free: Dominant (A) Attached:
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