Homework 1 - Getting to know Drosophila melanogaster
Before answering the questions below, read pp.1-10 of lab manual part 1, make sure you watch
the video Intro to Drosophila Development: https:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePBghFrPb
Genome a complete set of genetic instructions for any organism
Transmission genetics (classical genetics) the basic principles of heredity and how traits are
passed from one generation to the next.
Molecular genetics concerns the chemical nature of th
don't use humans for genetic research- not model organism
endogenous- occurring naturally
transgenic-modied DNA from outside
The carboxyl terminal of a polypeptide chain corresponds to the 3 side of its DNA coding
strand and its mRNA.
3' add tail to matured mRNA
one gene one polypeptide
map) 1cM= 1%