Genetics

Genetics - Present ed by Matthew Garcia August 14, 2011...

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Unformatted text preview: Present ed by Matthew Garcia August 14, 2011 Decides which individuals become parents Choose most favorable individuals to become parents I mprove economically important traits Molecular Transmission Population Quantitative I ndividual DNA makeup that codes for physical traits The current branch of research Mapping Gene function Marker Development Selection How traits are inherited Passed to offspring Manipulation in order to achieve increase in performance Distribution and behavior of genes in various populations Biological Diversity ▪ Past and Present Statistical predictions of how all three of the previous branches can be manipulated, and the possible outcomes. Animal Breeding Mating decisions through arithmetic Quantitative trait ▪ Anything that can be measured ▪ Height, weight etc Application of all technologies and disciplines of genetics to improve the selection of livestock for increased production Genotype Phenotype Phenotype Phenotype Phenotype Genotype RNA DNA Protein Replication DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid The molecule that forms the genetic code. DNA Nitrogenous Bases Adenine (A) and Guanine (G) ▪ Purines Cytosine (C) and Thymine (T) ▪ Pyrimidines DNA is held together by Hydrogen bonds in a double helix structure Watson and Crick, 1953 Complementary Base Pairs T-A G-C Chromosomes are Homologous Chromosome will only bind with the same numbered chromosome ▪ 6 with 6, 7 with 7 etc 30 pairs 39 pairs 32 pairs...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course ANSC 1101 taught by Professor Gentry during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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