PS5 - Problem Set 5 BILD1 FA 2009 PROBLEM 1 The language of...

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Problem Set 5 BILD1 FA 2009 PROBLEM 1 The language of genetics A. The alleles found in a haploid organism cannot be dominant or recessive. Why is this the case? B. When two genes are located on different chromosomes do they assort dependently or independently? Explain. C. What is a locus? What is an allele? What is an F1 generation? D. What is the difference between a heterozygote and a homozygote? E. To determine whether a purple-flowering pea plant of unknown genotype is homozygous or heterozygous, what type of plant should it be crossed with? F. What gametes can be formed by an individual organism of genotype Aa? Of genotype AaMm? PROBLEM 2. Fur color in weasels is determined by a single gene with two alleles. The G allele gives grey fur, whereas the g allele gives white fur. The grey allele is dominant. You are a weasel farmer and you have a number of true-breeding grey weasels as well as a bunch of true- breeding white weasels. A.
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