5. Ch_7_LOs - LEARNINGOBJECTIVES

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES Use the following learning objectives to guide your reading and studying of the material for BIOL 2040. Ch. 7 (section 8.6) After reading the assigned portions of Chapter 7 you should be able to: Define wild‐type allele, forward mutation, reverse mutation (reversion). insertion, inversion, and reciprocal translocation. Describe 2 ways a researcher could increase the rate of mutation to enable study of mutations. Explain why forward mutations are typically more frequent than reversions. Explain what the statement ‘mutations are chance occurrences modifying the genome at random’ means. Describe the genetic relationship among bacteria within a colony. Explain how replica plating shows that bacterial resistance occurs before exposure to a bactericide. Describe how natural processes can change the information stored in DNA.
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5. Ch_7_LOs - LEARNINGOBJECTIVES

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