Biology lecture14f

Biology lecture14f - Review Evolution occurs by Acquired...

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Review Evolution occurs by: Acquired characteristics (Lamarck) Mutation (DeVries ) Today’s view Mutation provides the variability – new alleles Sexual and genetic recombination (cross over) provide variability by reshuffling existing alleles Natural selection acts on the alleles present in the population causing shifts in their frequency of occurrence
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Review (cont) Acquired characteristics cannot be passed on via DNA to the next generation in sexual reproducing organisms
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Population Genetics This is the study of change in the gene frequency in the population through time . Gene pool = the number of alleles present in the population Gene frequency and genotype frequency remain constant in the population if there is:
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cont. 1. Random breeding 2. No differential migration 3. Large population 4. No mutations 5. No natural selection Given these conditions, the distribution of a pair of alleles can be described by the following equation. p
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2009 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Herreid during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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