Chapter 14: Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes
Constitutive (gene expression): a gene that is transcribed continually compared to a
facultative gene that is only transcribed as needed.
Repressor: A regulatory protein that binds to DNA
General Genetics Assignment
Due Tuesday, Nov 20th
Explanations must be in your own words!
Due in class Thursday Nov. 15
a) The first plant is dwarf (1).
=0.25 % chance that first plant will dwarf
b) The first three plants are tall (1).
3 3 3 27
x x = =0.42 probability of first 3 plants beingtall
Structure of pedigrees, how and why they are used
Be able to distinguish dominant trait patte
General Genetics Fall 2012
Exam 2 Review Sheet (Draft)
Chapter 13: Translation
an interpretation of one language into another
nucleotide language of mRNA is translated into the
amino acid language of proteins
The genetic infor
General Genetics Fall 2012
Exam 1 Review Sheet (Draft)
Norm of reaction
What the major macromolecules are and thei
Sexual selection: A major cause of speciation?
Speciation is the evolution of reproductive
isolation within an ancestral species, resulting
in two or more descendant species.
Speciation is the source of biodiversity.
Speciation is the link betw
Peripatric Allopatric Speciation
Peripatry- founder efect speciaton
(Ernst Mayr). Isolated populatons with
restricted distributons in locatons
peripheral to the parent species are often
highly diverged from the parent species,
sometmes even to the level o
All animals are created equal, but some animals are treated more equal than others
Show up to exam with USF ID and two pencils. Exam will be equally divided between
concepts and problems (10 T/F, 50 questions total, 90 minutes). Some questions may be
This is the extent of the material for our EXAM 1 in
In the next two slides, I go over examples from
Chapter 27. This chapter will NOT be on Exam 1.
However, the discussion will help you solve Q4 on
the Unit C homework,
2/3/15 3:06 PM
90 min/ 50ques10 are T/F
ENA 105Sat 11am
He posted truncated notesUnit 0/A?
Look at concept quiz^
Who coined the term genetics? B.
Look at terms and specifics for this questionsimply regurgitation
1. Consensual light reflex
In reference to information provided by Stanford School of Medicine, the constriction
and dilation of the pupil is a balance of sympathetic and parasympathetic responses
limiting the amount of light entering the eye. To understa
1. In the tactile localization test, what region(s) of the body (tested) have a more precise
perception of the location? Why?
Some areas of the body are more sensitive to touch, temperature, and pressure than
others. Exteroceptors allow such sensations to
QUIZ 1: MOVEMENT THROUGH MEMBRANES
1(a) Diffusion: passive movement of particles from high to low along a concentration
(b) Osmosis: movement of water through a semipermeable membrane from low solute
concentration to high.
2. Three parameters th
L11: In-class activity
1. Midlife hand grip strength as a predictor of old age disability explains the study
performed by the Department of Gerontology and Geriactrics at the Leiden University
Medical Center, researchers under the guidance of Diana G. Tae
1. In comparing the lung capacity of individuals who live at high altitude versus individuals
who live at sea level, we find that people who live at higher altitudes tend to have larger
lung capacities. This happens because the partial pressure of oxygen
PCB3713L: pH and buffers
Gases diffuse from high pressure to low pressure. When we exhale, carbon dioxide is
transferred from our tissues where their pressure is higher and into the blood where their pressure
is lower. This pattern persists
1. Kidney regulation of osmolarity
Understanding the kidneys ability to osmoregulate is essential to our knowledge
regarding renal physiology for a variety of reasons. This activity required the class to
segregate into two groups Group A, which w