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Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Why are triploid organisms usually sterile?A. Three copies of each gene will cause too much expression.B. The vast majority of meiotic products wil...

Solved • Sep 20, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. If a cell has a diploid number of 10 (2n=10), how many chromosomes will be in each of the four daughter cells if one pair of the chromosomes experi...

Solved • Sep 19, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. A mutation results in a triploid (three sets of chromosomes). Which of the following most likely led to the creation of a triploid cell?A. The homo...

Solved • Sep 16, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. The karyotype with the chromosomes XXXY on chromosome No.23 of humans, determines that the individual is and abnormal genetic _____.A. MaleB. Female

Solved • Aug 24, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. If genes A and B are linked and separated by 14 map units, what percent of the progeny produced in a testcross will be parental?

Solved • Aug 13, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Why do calculations of recombination frequencies between loci that are far apart on chromosomes underestimate the true genetic distance between the...

Solved • Aug 13, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. What information about recombination frequencies enables scientists to create linkage maps?A. The recombination frequency between two genes is equa...

Solved • Aug 13, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. If nondisjunction occurs in meiosis II during gametogenesis, what will be the result at the completion of meiosis?A. Two gametes will be n + 1 and ...

Solved • Aug 2, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Seeing a Barr body in the nucleus of a human cell suggests that the cell was derived from:A. a normal male.B. a normal female.C. a Turner syndrome ...

Solved • Jul 10, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Consider the effects of a mutation in humans that reduces the accuracy of the meiotic divisions that give rise to gametes. What predictions can be ...

Solved • Jul 10, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Mary carries a mutation in her mitochondrial DNA that causes her muscles to tire quickly. She has 3 children with John, who is a world-class marath...

Solved • Jul 9, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Racoons have rings around their tails and a habit of washing their food in water before eating it.Suppose that both of these traits are controlled ...

Solved • Jul 6, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. For the following two pedigrees, describe what you think is the most likely inheritance pattern (autosomal dominant vs. autosomal recessive). Expla...

Solved • Jun 7, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Imagine that a human primary oocyte undergoes the first meiotic division but experiences a nondisjunction event such that both copies of chromosome...

Solved • Jun 7, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. Males have a higher likelihood of being colorblind due to the condition being X-linked, and their only having one possible copy of that gene. Femal...

Solved • May 31, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. What differentiates a true hermaphrodite from a pseudohermaphrodite? Please explain one mechanism whereby someone can become a true hermaphrodite.

Solved • May 25, 2018

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. In most mammals the DNA found in mitochondria is inherited from: a. The father onlyb. The mother and fatherc. Neither parentd. The mother only

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. In humans, the egg provides the mitochondria to the zygote. In plants which organelles would be provided by the egg and not by the sperm?  a. Mito...

Solved • Jul 28, 2017

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. If a diploid sperm fertilizes a diploid egg it will produce a ____ zygote. a. Triploidb. Tetraploidc. Diploidd. Haploid 

Solved • Jul 28, 2017

Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Q. For a plant to produce diploid sperm and egg ____ must occur during _____. a. Non-disjunction, mitosisb. Independent assortment, meiosisc. Non-disj...

Solved • Jul 28, 2017