Quiz: Homework 1
1. What percent of the final grade is each exam worth?
2. How many points do you receive for an incorrect clicker quest
Discussion Session 2:
BIOL 302 Genetics Spr2012
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1) In the cross AA Bb Cc dd x Aa Bb cc dd, where all four genes assort
independently and each uppercase allele is dominant, what proport
Workshop 7: Mutations
1. Your roommate is constantly feeding Cheese Doodles to his pet hamster and youre
pretty sure that the orange dye is going to do it no good at all. You decide to perform
the Ames test on some o
Griffith- Heat-killed bacteria (R strain) and virulent bacteria (S strain) Avery- Transforming principle; extracts were mixed with living bacteria, incubated, and plated on petri dish; either polysaccharides, proteins, DNA, or RNA were responsible for the
In humans, the albino condition is recessive. Two parents, one
normal and one albino, have four children - three are normal and
one is albino. What is the probability that the normal children
carry the albinism allele?
Discussion 3: Deviations from Mendel
1. In rabbits, an allelic series helps to determine coat color: C (full color), cch (chinchilla; gray color), ch
(Himalayan; white with black extremities), and c (albino; all whit
Quiz: Homework 8
1 of 4
1. Which of the following chromosomal mutations cannot revert to the wild-type state?
E. Any of these
Chapter Fourteen: RNA Molecules and RNA Processing
What is the concept of colinearity? In what way is this concept fulfilled in bacterial and
Colinearity is the concept that the sequence of codons
Chapter Nine: Chromosome Variation
*1. List the different types of chromosome mutations and define each one.
Deletion: loss of a portion of a chromosome
Duplication: addition of an extra copy
Chapter Eight: Bacterial and Viral Genetic Systems
Explain how auxotrophic bacteria are isolated.
Unlike prototrophic bacteria (wild-type) that can grow on minimal media,
auxotrophic bacteria are mutant strains of ba
1. Alleles, genes, and loci are different names for the same thing.
2. The genotype is the physical appearance of a trait.
3. The principle of independent assortment can be demonstrated using a monohybr
Quiz: Homework 3
1 of 4
1. The probability of two or more independent events occurring together is calculated by multiplying their
Chapter Ten: DNA: The Chemical Nature of the Gene
What three general characteristics must the genetic material possess?
(1) The genetic material must contain complex information that encodes the
Chapter Two: Chromosomes and Cellular Reproduction
Give some genetic differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
No paired chromosomes (haploid)
Chapter Twenty-Five: Population Genetics
What is a Mendelian population? How is the gene pool of a Mendelian population
A Mendelian population is a group of sexually reproducing individuals mating
Chapter Five: Extensions and Modifications of Basic Principles
How do incomplete dominance and codominance differ?
Incomplete dominance means the phenotype of the heterozygote is intermediate to the
phenotypes of th
1. (Problem 13) The termination of transcription before structural genes of an operon are transcribed is
A. catabolite repression.
B. eukaryotic RNA regulation.
C. inducible regulation.
E. Both A and D are correct.
Chapter Fifteen: The Genetic Code and Translation
What is the one gene, one enzyme hypothesis? Why was this hypothesis an important
advance in our understanding of genetics?
The one gene, one enzyme hypothesis propo
Chapter Seven: Linkage, Recombination, and Eukaryotic Gene
What does the term recombination mean? What are two causes of recombination?
Recombination means that meiosis generates gametes with different allel
Chapter Four: Sex Determination and Sex-Linked Characteristics
*1. What is the most defining difference between males and females?
Males produce relatively large gametes; females produce larger gametes.
How do monoec
Chapter Three: Basic Principles of Heredity
Why was Mendels approach to the study of heredity so successful?
Mendel was successful for several reasons. He chose to work with a plant, Pisum
sativum, that was easy to
* male hymenoptera
Polyploidy in plants common
Flowering plants ~ 3
BIOL 302 Molecular and
Steven Caruso, Ph.D.
C or better in CHEM 101 (or 123) and CHEM 102 (or 124)
C or better in BIOL 141 and BIOL 142
C or better in MATH150 or 151 or
Objectives for September 27th
After todays class, students
should be able to:
Explain the differences between DNA and RNA.
Compare and contrast the functions of
different kinds of RNAs (mRNAs vs functional
Distinguish between the coding and temp
BIOL 302 Exam 4
BIOL 302 Exam 2016
Select the single best answer for each question.
Consider the following piece of DNA:
Name: _ Class: _ Date: _
exam 2, BIOL 203, Fall 15
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
(4 points) Look
at the picture below. Which statement BEST explains the phenotypes seen? (Black
Multiple Alleles and Incomplete
Exception to Mendel
Chapter 4 through sec.
Mendels Traits exhibited Complete Dominance
The heterozygote (Rr) looks like the homozygous dominant
Round Seeds x Wrinkled Seeds
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Plant Sciences 1130
"No one with an unbiased mind can study any living creature, however humble, without being struck with enthusiasm at its
BIOL 302, Module 2
At the bottom of this page draw a picture of a eukaryotic cell and place the following DNA sequence in the
nucleus of that cell (assume this sequence is in the MIDDLE of a gene and that the start codon is upstream from