Genetics Practice Problems
Work out these genetic problems. The answers are provided but the most important
aspect is the practice of working out the problems.
1) The D gene controls pea plant height. The DD and dd genotypes confer tall and dwarf
Life on Earth Exists because of H2O
1. Cells are mostly water 70-95%.
of Earths surface is covered by
3. Water is a polar molecule:
a.opposite ends of the molecule have
b.opposite charges attract the molecules
to H-bond (
ATP production w/o Oxygen
Anaerobic Respiration- without oxygen
Glycolysis oxidizes glucose to two
molecules of pyruvate
o NAD + is the oxidizing agent
o ATP generated by substrate-level
Substrate-level phosphorilation occurs
A. Meiosis- mechanism for making sperm
1. sexual reproduction requires
gametes with half the # of
chromosomes of the species
2. gametes join to produce an new
organism with the correct number
and kind of chromosomes of the
BSC 2010 Service Learning Project Dr. Tarnowski Fall 2010
Journal article summary. Complete summaries of at least 3 journal articles or websites.
Article # _1_
Article citation (example: Tarnowski et al., 2010.