Phenotype mutation consequences for populations

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Unformatted text preview: influenced by the environment and the genotype Mutation: source of new alleles point mutations: single nucleotide changes chromosomal rearrangements Effect on function Loss of function Gain of function Dominant/ semi- dominant Some alleles are dominant Semi- dominant: combination of alleles on the locus determine phenotype Mutation: consequences for populations Ultimate source of all variation But too rare to be the direc...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course BIOL 180 taught by Professor Jenniferfox during the Fall '12 term at Georgetown.

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