SQ humangenes - Study Questions Human Genetics 1 Explain...

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Study Questions - Human Genetics 1. Explain these terms: allele phenotype gene karyotype dominant genotype recessive homologous chromosomes heterozygous homozygous genome diploid, haploid 2. How is gender determined in humans? Which parent contributes the chromosome that determines gender? (Fig 19-12) 3. Describe the process of meiosis. What are the unique steps in the first division that do not occur as part of mitosis? (17.3) 4. Describe the process of gamete formation in humans. How does development of sperm and eggs differ? What steps are similar? (17.3, Fig 17.11) 5. Explain Mendel’s law of segregation of alleles and how gamete formation and fertilization result in the heritability that Mendel observed. What events during meiosis reflect Mendel’s Principle of Segregation? (19.2) 6. What progeny genotypes would be expected from an R/R mother and a r/r father? Using a Punnett square, show what proportions of F2 genotypes would be expected. (Fig 19.2) 7. Explain Mendel’s law of independent assortment. What chromosome behavior during
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course BIOL 130 taught by Professor Rhodes during the Fall '07 term at Canada College.

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SQ humangenes - Study Questions Human Genetics 1 Explain...

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