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3986_n_15789 - Mendelian Genetics Objectives: After...

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Unformatted text preview: Mendelian Genetics Objectives: After completing this lab topic you should be able to : Explain the different terminologies associated with Mendelian genetics. Should be able to perform monohybrid and dihybrid crosses. A Brief History The science of heredity stems from Gregor Mendel: 1865 Improved upon by Correns, deVries, and vonTschermak: 1900 Continues to be a main branch of scientific study and advancement Study of Genetics is useful Explains evolution which is central dogma of all biology Human behavior Crop improvement Biomedical engineering Insulin Gene therapy Abbreviations P = parents being crossed F 1 = children of the crossed P F 2 = children from F1s (grandchildren of original P) X = cross Some nifty terminology Monohybrid cross a mating that tracks the inheritance of ONE trait. Dihybrid = TWO traits being observed DNA--coils-- chromosomea gene is a particular part of a chromosome, and is thus DNA Homologous chromosomes similar genes, one from each parent Alleles...
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