SEX AND GENETICS
2009 Garland Science Publishing
The Benefits of Sex
Cell lines A and B both survive in tissue culture containing serum but do not proliferate. Factor F is
known to stimulate proliferation in cell line A. Cell line A produces a receptor protein (R) that cell
line B does not produce. To test
1 A diploid organism that reproduces sexually produces _ gametes.
2 What is the term for a cell produced by the fusion of two gametes?
3 What is the term for variant versions of a gene?
4 Sexual reproduction generates gen
The specialized functions of different membranes are largely determined by the
proteins _ they contain. Membrane lipids are amphipathic _molecules,
composed of a hydrophilic portion and a hydrophobic portion. All cell
membranes have the same _ lipid bilay