Exam III Study Guide
Terms: two-fold cost of sex (energy to reproduce and time to find a mate), Mullers ratchet
(deleterious will cause organism to die which is why asexual reproduction sucks and is
young), genetic load (the burden imposed by t
Biology 3040: Exam II
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Biol 3040 - Evolution
Evolution any change across successive generations in the heritable characteristcs of biological
What is natural selection?
Natural selection the evolutionary process by which beneficial alleles
Amino acids the structural units that, among other functions, link together to form proteins
Nucleotides are the structural units that link together to form DNA (and RNA). Each
nucleotide includes a base.
Base refers to one
Sources of Genetic Variation
Variation-individuals in a population are different
Darwin didnt know the mechanisms for:
The inheritance of traits by offspring
The factors maintaining inherited variation
Problems Darwin faced
Selection can red
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MULTIPLE CHOICE (4 points each)
1. Which of the following statements is accurate regarding the evolution of
Discussion Questions: Byars et al. Framingham Heart study
1. What hypotheses are being tested? How?
The hypothesis being tested is that natural selection is still currently
happening on the human population (despite the belief of skeptics).
Introduction to Evolution
Instructor: Dr. Morgan Kelly
Office: 309 Life Sciences Annex
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BIOL 3040 Study Guide II, part a
Synapomorphy: A character or trait that is shared by two or more taxonomic groups and is derived through evolution by a common ancestor.
Homoplasy: Correspondence between parts or organs acquired as a result of p
Biology 3040: Exam 1
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1. Which of the following statements is accurate re