Genetics Review I 2010

Genetics Review I 2010 - Review of Genetics (Part I) A...

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Review of Genetics (Part I) A codon is composed of: Three pairs of bases A codon gives the blueprint for making what? An amino acid A gene is composed of: a number of sets of codons A gene gives the blueprint for making what? A protein
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Variant sets of codons are called what? alleles Can different sets of alleles result in the same phenotype? Yes. But they can also result in a different phenotype. Can different sets of alleles result in the same genotype? No
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TRUE or FALSE An individual can evolve during their lifetime. FALSE. Evolution occurs in populations. There is a direction to evolution. A species becomes more complex. FALSE. There is no direction to evolution. The variation that is favored in populations is that variation best adapted to any changes in the environment.
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a code that instructs the cell to make a particular protein is called what? gene, which can also be called a locus
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Simmons during the Spring '06 term at South Carolina.

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