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Unformatted text preview: Use both a Punnett square and the formula p 2 + 2pq + q 2 = 1 to solve the questions below. a) If p is 0.16, what would be the frequency of heterozygotes if the population were in HW equilibrium? b) If 50% of the individuals have recessive phenotypes, what would be the frequency of heterozygotes if the population were in HW equilibrium? Hint: what genotype would individuals with recessive phenotypes have? Then apply your knowledge of algebra. c) How is heterozygosity affected by allele frequencies? Try calculating heterozygosity for scenarios with different allelic frequencies (p=0.1, p=0.3, p=0.5 p=0.8 for example) and compare heterozygosity values for each)....
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 Fall '08
 Pfau,R
 Genetics, Population Genetics

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