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Question 11 of 402.5 PointsWhich of the following statements is most accurate concerning horizontal gene transfer?A. would not be passed on to offspringB. is unlikely to have any significant effects on organisms
C. would be a potent alternative to introducing new genes into speciesD. would not be acted upon by natural selection since it is not natural to the organismFeedback:Incorrect- Learning Objective Text: Describe horizontal gene transferQuestion 12 of 402.5 PointsWhat type of event is usually associated with each branch on a phylogenetic tree? Feedback:CorrectQuestion 13 of 402.5 PointsLarge scale adaptations of the two-hybrid technique have allowed for determining many protein interactions at once using
Feedback:Incorrect- Learning Objective Text: Describe a proteomeQuestion 14 of 402.5 PointsAlthough flowers have a common ancestor, they vary quite differently due to the environment and their specific pollinators. This is an example ofFeedback:CorrectQuestion 15 of 402.5 PointsThe web of life model and the ring of life model of phylogeny both rely on which mechanism?
A. horizontal gene transferB. eukaryote-first hypothesisC. gene driftD. sexual selectionFeedback:CorrectQuestion 16 of 402.5 Points________ hotspots can decrease the accuracy of linkage maps.
Feedback:CorrectQuestion 17 of 402.5 PointsMammalian forelimbs are an example ofFeedback:CorrectQuestion 18 of 402.5 PointsCharles Lyell, a geologist and friend of Charles Darwin, influenced Darwin’s thinking with which idea?
Feedback:CorrectQuestion 19 of 402.5 PointsWhy is gene regulation important in multicellular eukaryotic cells?A. all cells need to express certain genes, like those used for glycolysisB. cells need to use different energy sources at different timesC. specialized cells only need to express genes useful for their cell functionD. different cells need different ribosomes to make specific proteinsFeedback:Learning Objective: Discuss why every cell does not express all of its genes