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Unformatted text preview: recessive. More than one answer may be possible for each pedigree. List all possible answers and briefly explain why. i. ii. iii. iv. 4) Two fruit flies mate; one is a wild type male and the other is a yellow-bodied female. The 57 daughters are all wild type, while the 49 sons are all yellow. a) What is the mode of inheritance of yellow? b) One of the wild type daughters from the cross above is crossed to a yellow male. Oddly, they produce only 7 offspring, all of which are female. What is the probability that there will be 6 yellow females and 1 wild type female? Extra credit: Meiosis I explains Mendels laws. Describe the phenotype of a mutant in the cell cycle that would disrupt Mendels first law (segregation). Describe the phenotype of a mutant in the cell cycle that would disrupt Mendels second law (independent assortment). Recommended optional problems: CH2: 2 4, 5, 9, 10, 26. CH3: 35, 36. CH7: 1, 6, 11, 14, 26....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course PCB 3063 taught by Professor Marta during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08