VUBio110B-Sp'08-Mendelian Genetics Intro

VUBio110B-Sp'08-Mendelian Genetics Intro - Genetics...

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Genetics Transmission [molecular] Population Population genetics Evolution Evolution Diversity of Life Diverse life forms interact Ecology
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Inheritance—Historical Thought (or not so modern genetics) “humors” and “nutritive substances” (Aristotle & Hippocrates – 300-400 BC) preformation spermists ovists “blending” Darwin (1859) pangenesis (nutritive
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Evidence of heredity mechanism from hybridization experiments 1761 – Kolreuter tobacco plants offspring (hybrids ) intermediate of both parents (blending ) introduced reciprocal crosses not quantitative 1856-1863 – Mendel garden pea ( Pisum sativum) hybrids had trait of only one parent copious data, meticulous records, mathematical relationships
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Experiments in Plant Hybridization (1865) by Gregor Mendel “The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSCI 110B taught by Professor Due during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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VUBio110B-Sp'08-Mendelian Genetics Intro - Genetics...

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