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BIO 340 FALL 2011: Problem Set 1 FULL NAME: Due at the start of class August 30 TA (First Name): 1. For each of the seven crosses in the table below (Table 2-1), state the recessive phenotype . 2 points 2. If you had a fruit fly ( Drosophila melanogaster ) that was of phenotype A, what test would you make to determine if the fly’s genotype was A / A or A / a ? Use Punnett squares to show your reasoning. 2 points 3. Two black guinea pigs were mated and over several years produced 29 black and 9 white offspring. Explain these results, giving the genotypes of parents and progeny. 2 points
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BIO 340 FALL 2011: Problem Set 1 FULL NAME: Due at the start of class August 30 TA (First Name): 4. Holstein cattle are normally black and white. A superb black-and-white bull, Charlie, was purchased by a farmer for $100,000. All the progeny sired by Charlie were normal in appearance. However, certain pairs of his progeny, when interbred, produced red-and-white progeny at a frequency of about 25 percent. Charlie was soon removed from the stud lists of the
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIO 340 taught by Professor Pratt during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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LASTNAME_ProblemSet1 - BIO 340 FALL 2011 Problem Set 1 Due...

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