princ_indep_assrt - Web Animation The Principal of...

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Web Animation The Principal of Idependent Assortment After reading the text, you should be able t o... Briefly describe the principle of segregation. Briefly explain the hypothesis of blending inheritance. Explain the difference between independent assortment and dependent assort- ment. After viewing this animation , you should be able t o... Describe a cross that illustrates Mendel’s principle of independent assortment. Identify the phase in meiosis that is the basis for the principle of independent assortment. Explain what happens during meiosis to result in the independent assortment of nonhomologous chromosomes. NARRATION Independent Assortment: A Cross To understand the principle of independent assortment, let’s consider one of Gregor Mendel’s classic crosses. In this cross, Mendel mated a plant grown from a round, yellow pea to a plant grown from a wrinkled, green pea. The offspring of this cross appear in equal proportions of shape and color combinations. The wrinkled, green parent is homozygous for the recessive r and y alleles and produces only one gamete genotype. The round, yellow parent is
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course BIO 152 taught by Professor Cordon during the Spring '07 term at University of Toronto.

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