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by HelpPleaseThankYou
Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need Help With Some Sample Test Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3385

Re: Need Help With Some Sample Test Question

1. Because Natural Selection involves Fitness and that is determined by the proliferation of the species due to reproduction and is not based on disease or longevity. As for Sickle Cell, it's only considered "bad" in certain regions of the world where in others, it is beneficial, i.e. Mala...
by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Homework Cat Alleles
Replies: 1
Views: 3018

Re: Homework Cat Alleles

After trying again this morning, I figured it out.

I would have deleted the thread, but there is no option to do so. Oh well, lol.
by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics (dihybrid cross and Punnet sqares)
Replies: 1
Views: 3225

Just do a dihybrid cross utilizing a Punnet Square: HC and hc. Then work in the percentages you got from the results based on the knowledge that there is a 50/50 chance of having a male or female. I know the answer, but you should try to do the work for yourself otherwise, if this comes up on an exa...
by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
Replies: 8
Views: 22454

Re: 6 fingers

My professor was just talking about Polydactyly (Dominant disorder) today and said that the many children that are born with an extra piece of skin that does not have a bone inside is NOT considered Polydactyly and thus is not an inherited, dominant mutation. Apparently, sometimes extra skin, with o...
by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Homework Cat Alleles
Replies: 1
Views: 3018

Homework Cat Alleles

Okay, so I spent three hours trying to figure this out. I used my notes, my text book and the internet and could not find any explanation that helped. I tried various combinations and a 25 box Punnett Square and could not get all of the solutions. I am beyond frustrated...mainly because the first qu...