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wk12-CATGENHmwk (2) - Bio 124L Spring 2011 Name_Jennifer...

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Bio 124L Spring 2011 Name__Jennifer Moya ______ Section__123 ____ Genetics HW (H8 – 5 points) Due April 11-15, 2011 Directions: Type the answers in Bold to the following questions within the space provided. When asked to create a Punnett Square, you should create the square in a program like excel and then paste neatly into the space provided. _Genotype_ is the gene makeup of individual, while _Phenotype _ is the expressed characteristic of a gene. A genotype where both alleles are dominant would be referred to as _Homozygous dominant_. A genotype where both alleles are recessive would be referred to as _ Homozygous recessive _. A genotype in which one allele is dominant and one is recessive would be referred to as Heterozygous . (.5 Points) In pea plants, the purple flower allele (P) is dominant and the white flower allele is recessive (p). Create a Punnett Square using one parent plant that is homozygous recessive and one that is heterozygous. (.25 Points) p p P Pp Pp p pp pp What is the phenotypic ratio of purple flowers to white flowers in the offspring? (.25 Points) 2:2 In fruit flies, there are two possible eye colors – red and white. For this problem you are given a female with white eyes that is homozygous (WW), and a male with red eyes that is homozygous (ww). From the information given above, what eye color is the dominant allele? Which is the recessive allele?
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course BIO 124 taught by Professor Caralee during the Spring '08 term at New Mexico.

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