Lecture 2-3 Goals - recessive, or codominant alleles....

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Lecture Goals: Lecture 2-3 Recognize the presented philosophers and scientists and explain their contribution to pre- evolutionary and evolutionary thought. Describe the theses of the “Origin of species”. List and explain the importance of the components of the theory of evolution by natural selection. Summarize antibiotic resistance as an example of evolution by natural selection. Define fitness and be able to calculate it. Reproduce expressions for fitness when selection favors or is against dominant,
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Unformatted text preview: recessive, or codominant alleles. Describe how allele frequency can change in a generation due to selection. Describe the effect on evolution of stronger selection and low allele frequencies List and describe the mechanisms for the maintenance of polymorphism through natural selection alone. Provide examples when given. List and describe the mechanisms for obtaining alternative equilibria through natural selection alone. Provide examples when given....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course BIOL 201 taught by Professor Severdio during the Spring '10 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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