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(Science: zoology) A carnivorous mammal of the genus Putorius, allied to the weasel. The European mink is Putorius lutreola. The common American mink (P. Vison) varies from yellowish brown to black. Its fur is highly valued.

Synonym: minx, nurik, and vison.

Origin: Cf. 2d Minx.

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... --> then we get the next crossbreeding of F1: Bb x Bb. This leads to 25% BB, 50% Bb and 25% bb --> thus now you know that of the brown minks (25/75) * 100% = 33,33% = BB and 66,67% = Bb --> we have 47* 0,3333 = 15 homozygous brown minks and thus 32 heterozygous brown minks. --> ...

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by sdekivit
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic problems
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genetic problems

... about 3:1 segregation, you should do the Chi squared test. 5. So, as we have called (A,a) to this gen which controls colour, we say that: - Brown minks have this genotype: A_ (AA or Aa) [Dominant homozygous or heterozygous]. - Silver minks have this genotype: aa [Recesive homozygous]. Did I answered ...

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by Enzyme
Mon Jan 02, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic problems
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