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Unformatted text preview: • Replaces body cells • Must be duplicated exactly • Undergo mitosis Gametes • Sex cells • Undergoes meiosis Anthropometry • Measurement of human skeletal bones Ethnocentric • Belief that your own culture is better or more advanced than another Evolution • The theory that species change over time because of environmental factors Primate paleontology • Binomial nomenclature • Process of classifying organisms into two names (homo and sapiens) Taxonomy • classification Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) • mitochondria is an organelle that deals with converting energy for use by the cell • subject to mutation • only inherit from mother • look at evolution to get examples from where we really came from Protein synthesis • Allele frequency • How common it is for an allele to appear...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology