Alee's SI Worksheet for November 6 2009

Alee's SI Worksheet for November 6 2009 - BSC 2010 Alee's...

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BSC 2010 – Alee’s SI Review Sessions  Name: ________________________________ November 6, 2009 Hardy-Weinberg Homozygous dominant individuals =  Heterozygous individuals = Homozygous recessive individuals =  Why do we use Hardy-Weinberg ? If we know only one of these variables (i.e. “p”), we can  determine a lot of information about our population: the percentage of homozygous dominant  individuals, the percentage of heterozygous individuals, the percentage of homozygous  recessive individuals and the percentage of both p and q in the population. If a population is in HW equilibrium, TWO things will be true: 1)  2)  Must test for both to determine if in HW equilibrium If the frequencies in ONE generation match the equation, but not BETWEEN generations – then  the population is NOT in HW equilibrium. There are a lot of uses of HW:

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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2010 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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