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Biology 202 Problem Set 1 1/13/12 This problem set covers material from January 9 th through January 18 th From Griffiths et al. 9 th edition, (# in parentheses = same question found in the10 th edition): Chapter 2, problems 2(16), 3(17), 9(23), 11(25), 13(27) Chapter 3, problems 7(18), 15(26), 16(27) Chapter 7, problems 1(6), 2(7), 3(8), 5(10), 18(24), 19(25), 26(30), 27(31) Hand in answers to the following questions, due at 4:00 pm on January 20 th 1. You’re working in a lab that studies a particularly fetching bird from Brazil. This bird has a diploid number of 20 chromosomes in its somatic cells, consisting of 10 homologous pairs (i.e. 10 maternal and 10 paternal chromosomes). Another student in your lab tells you that only one-fourth of the gametes produced by meiosis in this bird will have all of it’s chromosomes from either maternal or paternal origin (i.e. all the chromosomes from dad or all the chromosomes from mom). Assume that meiosis in this bird works just like meiosis in
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