biol test - Evolutionary Biology BIOL 3023 Exam 3 April 06,...

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Evolutionary Biology BIOL 3023
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Exam 3 April 06, 2007 This exam consists of multiple types of questions. Read each question carefully. For multiple choice questions - circle the most correct answer. Give 2, concise and complete answers to each short essay, definition, or problem. Use diagrams and figures when they will support your answer. You may write on the back ofthe page if you nectl more space for your answer. For all calculations - show all of your math. 1 (3pts). Define “p0pulation’. 4 (2pts). Can the genotype frequencies ofhaploid organisms be calculated (If not, why not? if so what are the genotype l"requencies?)? 5 (2pts). How can you explain the observation that the human genome contains approximately 30,000 genes, yet the human proteome (the total number of different proteins in humans) consists of over 100,000 different proteins. Describe the mechanism(s) responsible for this observation (one senteiice is sufficient).
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-1 la s in =enera1in and maintainim enetic variation in sexual or vanisms. P Y 2, 8 6 (8pts). Describe at least 4 contributions (and their associated mechanisms) that Meiosis (I-IWE), under what conditions will the population remain in I-IWE (i.e., what are the assumptions under which the HW W/wifi %hefe .wig E hom). 8 (4pts). What are thc results to a above assumptions are violated? population of diploid organisms ifone or more ofthe 9 (2pts). ls it possible for a popul equilibrium if (for what ever reas ation ofdiploid organisms to get back into HWE on) its been thrown out of]-IWE? Very briefly explain
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10 (8pts). What is a ‘Mutation Accumulation experiment’ (how are they set-up) and what do
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