Lecture 14 - Lecture 14: Feb. 6 Complex Patterns of...

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1 Lecture 14: Feb. 6 Complex Patterns of Inheritance I: Beyond Mendel • T.H. Morgan & Sex-Linked Traits -studysystem -exper iments&conc lus ions determination disorders - X-linked traits • Linked Genes, Genetic Discussion Activity This Week Genetics Problem Set (week 6 folder) Essay 1 topic due Feb. 8 Complete essay due by Feb. 22 Check Qwizdom Points on SAMS https://cats.lsa.umich.edu/ Chapters 13 :279-298 mutations in genes controlling eye color were some of the earliest mutations found early 1900s 1933 Nobel prize FLY LABS Why use fruit flies ( Drosophila melanogaster ) as a model system? - small size and easy to culture in the lab - short generation time - produces lots (100s) of offspring per mating inheritance first discovered in flies… T.H. Morgan’s first mutant red eyes designated as w + or + white eyes - mutant designated as w in flies, genes named after mutants + always refers to wild type
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Lecture 14 - Lecture 14: Feb. 6 Complex Patterns of...

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