Jeremy Hansen Problem Set #1 1a) A vestigial trait is a homologous trait in a species that serves no purpose. 1b) The GULO gene found in mice and humans is both homologous, and vestigial. In the human it is a vestigial trait because we now longer hav
Jeremy Hansen Problem Set 2 1a) The monophyletic groups are as so: Tomato, Pepper. Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper. Radish Cabbage Radish, Cabbage, Beets Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper, Radish, Cabbage, Beets Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper, Radish, Cabbage, Beets, and
Jeremy Hansen Problem Set 3 1) Mutational meltdown is the process where a small population acquires lots of deleterious alleles which leads to loss of fitness, and reduces population size, which in turn leads to an accumulation of more deleterious al
Jeremy Hansen Problem Set 6
1) There is a lot of evidence to support the K\/T theory. The first one is high levels of iridium found in a clay line in the earth. Iridium is usually found on asteroids, and for the amount found the asteroid would have
Jeremy Hansen Problem Set 5 1) An allele for helping would not evolve because according to Hamiltons rule the out come would be less then 0. (20)(1/4)-10=-5 2) Well according to antagonistic pleiotropy one allele like longevity may be linked to somet
Terry Nett, PhD
Office Physiology 242
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Lecture 1 (M 11/26):
Male Reproduction I
Lecture 2 (Th 11/28):
Male Reproduction II
Lecture 3 (F 11/30):
Which of the following tissues are derived from the Wolffian duct? Pick the MOST COMPLETE
and CORRECT answer?
a. The seminal vesicles, the vas deferens, and the epididymis
b. The prostate gland, the bulbourethral gland, and the seminal vesicles
c. The ure
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy study of structure
(Greek a cutting up)
Physiology study of function
(Greek relationship to nature)
Structure is always related to function.
Anatomical structures make function possible.
1. The dorsal body cavity is the site of which of the following? Brain
2. The body cavities that protect the nervous system are located in the _ cavity. Dorsal
3. Homeostasis is the condition in which the body maintains _.
a relatively stable