PS1-09bKey - Bio D137 PROBLEM SET #1 DUE Tues 9/29 by 4pm...

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1 Bio D137 PROBLEM SET #1 DUE Tues 9/29 by 4pm in the box, 4th floor McGaugh Hall. JLMarsh 1 ] There are a number of CSI shows on TV just now and the science always gets the right guy/gal. However, in practice there are successes and failures of the system in finding the right guy. Scour the news media for one example each of a case where DNA (or other genetic) evidence was used and got the right guy or was used and got the wrong guy. Attach a printout of the article in question and a short synopsis of the case. 2] In plants the synthesis of purple anthocyanin pigment in the petals is controlled by two genes, Plant CellPhysiol. 37(5): 711-716 (1996)) WHITE INTERMEDIATE gene B enzyme > BLUE INTERMEDIATE gene D enzyme > Purple ANTHOCYANIN a) What color petals would you expect in a pure breeding plant homozygous for a mutant in B? answ :1pt white b) What color petals would you expect in a pure breeding plant unable to catalyze the conversion of the blue intermediate to purple? answ
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course BIO SCI 05580 taught by Professor Marsh during the Fall '09 term at UC Irvine.

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PS1-09bKey - Bio D137 PROBLEM SET #1 DUE Tues 9/29 by 4pm...

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