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MCB 10 NAME: Dr. Crowder ID#: Homework 10 MCB10: Homework 10 DUE FRIDAY JUNE 5 th 10:00PM – Upload to Canvas 1. In 2-3 sentences, describe what a GWAS is. In your description include (i) what type of DNA markers are used in a GWAS and (ii) what type of results they are able to demonstrate for certain genetic markers. Was stands for genome wide association studies, which is an approach in genetics research on the genomes and the traits. The study usually finds the link of the genomes by scanning SNP and comparing the cases between unaffected and affected. 2. In 1-2 sentences, describe the difference between a linked SNP and a causative coding SNP. Linked SNPs are linked with aa particular phenotype, where as the causative SNPs are in the protein coding region. 3A . An individual with two different STR alleles, one of 22 repeats and the other of 13 repeats, mates with an individual who is homozygous for an allele of 11 repeats at this STR.
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