Unformatted text preview: Concept 26.3: Shared characters are used to construct phylogenetic trees • Define a clade. Distinguish between a monophyletic clade and paraphyletic and polyphyletic groupings of species. • Distinguish between shared ancestral characters and shared derived characters. • Explain how shared derived characters can be used to construct a phylogenetic diagram. • Explain how outgroup comparison can be used to distinguish between shared ancestral characters and shared derived characters. Concept 26.4: An organism’s evolutionary history is documented in its genome • Distinguish between orthologous genes and paralogous genes. Explain how gene duplication has led to families of paralogous genes....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course BIOL 1202 taught by Professor Gregg during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08