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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... answer to this specific question, but we do know some things about how genes are linked on DNA. Sometimes a trait that is helpful for survival is very closely associated with ...

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by anneland
Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 31
Views: 217915

Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... – refers to molecular changes over time (ex. Genetic mutations, lateral gene transfer, etc.) that have been proven to be able to affect phenotype ... but quality that matters. Now that larger than normal brains have been linked to autism, I think it’s time to rethink this conclusion. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16151044). ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
Views: 44123

Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... – refers to molecular changes over time (ex. Genetic mutations, lateral gene transfer, etc.) that have been proven to be able to affect phenotype ... but quality that matters. Now that larger than normal brains have been linked to autism, I think it’s time to rethink this conclusion. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16151044). ...

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by Cat
Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
Views: 44123

Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

This might get you partway there. Dystrophin is a sex-linked disease carried on the X (sex) chromosome. It behaves as a recessive in ... for dystrophin) and as a dominant in males (who have only one dystrophin gene on their single X chromosome).

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by jonmoulton
Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 5697

How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein

... mental model of how it works. Suppose we are interested in a particular gene, one that is not sex-linked, and we're ignoring complications like epigenetics. Each chromosome has two strands ...

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by mhwombat
Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein
Replies: 10
Views: 7767
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