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Mating

The pairing of male and female for the purpose of reproduction.


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... recessive h genes which occur at a locus other than the ABO gene locus. Because the h gene is very rare, Bombays often result from consanguineous matings in which parents are blood relatives (e.g., first cousins). Whenever inbreeding occurs, the proportion of rare homozygotes increases in - 30 ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Re: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?

In this case, in addition to natural selection, sexual selection must also be operating: different sexes may show particular mating preference for other sex's characteristics. If females prefer hairy males and males prefer hairless females, the forces would be conflicting. As you have ...

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by Hrushikesh
Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?
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Could Hardy-Weinberg terminology be more precise?

... In contrast, mate selection concerns not only whether , but also with whom an individaul mates. Gene flow too concerns the 'with whom' question of mating, and it describes another way in which individuals can come and go without actually being selected.

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by wildfunguy
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could Hardy-Weinberg terminology be more precise?
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Please check my answers.

... in two so that they can no longer mix. B. Some snails in a population develop shells that twist to the right instead of the left, which makes mating impossible with partners of opposite shell shape. C. A newly constructed housing development divides the habitat of a bird species in two, forcing ...

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by moondisyko
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
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... Hypothesis . Other ideas have been proposed also. A recent publication in PLoS Computational Biology proposes that menopause is a side effect of mating choices by males for younger females. See: Morton RA, Stone JR, Singh RS (2013) Mate Choice and the Origin of Menopause. PLoS Comput Biol 9(6): ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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