Genetics - Gene location on chromosome, determines traits,...

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Genetics -Named by W. Batison Heredity – similarities among closely related individuals (parent and child, siblings) Variation – dis-similarities among closely related inviduals Body cells – 46 chromosomes (23 pairs) Sex cells – 23 chromosomes (sperm cells and ova) Mitosis – cell division (exact copies) 22 pairs of chromosomes are autosomes 1 pair = sex chromosomes Karyotype – picture of chromosomes Chromosome = long strand of DNA, with gene
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Unformatted text preview: Gene location on chromosome, determines traits, learned by human genome project in 2003 Choosing the Sex of the baby Greeks thought one testicle made men, one made women Early 20 th century through each month the ovarys switched off months, one makes boys, one makes girls Today male = douch with baking soda and water day of ovulation, Female douche with vinegar-unreliable...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course CDE 22222 taught by Professor Vanvleet during the Spring '10 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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