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Unformatted text preview: . The target gene itself remains unaltered, which is why this is called a phenocopy rather than a mutation. 2.Once a male is present in the population, why should the number of males in the population increase in subsequent generations? Explain by discussing the gametes and progeny that are produced. When there are males on the plate, they will mate with the hermaphrodites. When this happens 50% of the progeny from such a mating between a male and a hermaphrodite will be male . Female gametes: X and X; male gametes: X and O; therefore, 50% XX and 50% XO embryos....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course MCB 160L160L taught by Professor Venkatesansundaresan during the Fall '11 term at UC Davis.
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