Population Genetics.docx - Population Genetics PRE-LAB...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 4 pages.

PRE-LAB QUESTIONS Assumptions: There are approximately 3,000,000,000 base pairs in the mammalian genome (genes constitute only a portion of this total). There are approximately 10,000 genes in the mammalian genome. A single gene averages 10,000 base pairs in size. Only 1 out of 3 mutations that occur in a gene result in a change to the protein structure. In the mammalian genome: 1. How many total base-pairs are in all the mammalian genes? Population Genetics
2. What proportion (%) of the total genome does this represent?
3. What is the probability that a random mutation will occur in any given gene?
4. What is the probability that a random mutation will change the structure of a protein?
5. © eScience Labs, 2018
EXPERIMENT 1: GENETIC VARIATION Post-Lab Questions Part 1 1. What is the initial gene pool of beaker #1? 50 6. What is the initial gene pool of beaker #2? 20 7. What is the initial gene frequency of beaker #1? 39 blue (dominant), 21 red (recessive) 8. What is the initial gene frequency of beaker #2? 16 yellow (dominant), 4 green (recessive) 9.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture