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by NeilC413
Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dialog Re: Living/Nonliving Division
Replies: 3
Views: 7971

Dialog Re: Living/Nonliving Division

Hi all, I wrote a dialog about this topic and I was hoping you fine people could give me some criticisms. I'm also interested in what you think about the dialog format. I've never tried it before. I think it helps the explanation by presenting clarifying questions, but also seems pretentious. Anyway...
by NeilC413
Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:29 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin Of Male/Female Gender
Replies: 1
Views: 13182

Thanks for this! Very interesting! Do you have a rough bibliography you could share?
by NeilC413
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:29 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Phylum Platyhelminthes
Replies: 6
Views: 5663

You mean disadvantage? The main disadvantage to the host is that the organism absorbs and uses nutrients which otherwise would go to the host. Sometimes the worm could also obstruct the intestines. But maybe you are actually asking about the prevalence, in which case I don't know. This would be the ...
by NeilC413
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Intro to genetics problem.
Replies: 15
Views: 7696

jwalin are you sure? I think you may be misreading the question. It asks what proportion of the PURPLE flowers are true breeding. So since the purple flowers are split 1/3 PP, 1/3 Pp, and 1/3 pP, the answer is 1/3 as the original poster has said. If it was what proportion of all the flowers are true...
by NeilC413
Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendel's single-gene inheritance or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 5121

It's not that the "gene for height" has many different alleles, it is that there are many different genes that contribute to the height of the organism. Each of these genes has its own alleles and the combination of the different alleles (along with things like nutrition) determine the mat...
by NeilC413
Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Intro to genetics problem.
Replies: 15
Views: 7696

Re: Intro to genetics problem.

Original post is correct. Also "breeding true" means your offspring are all the same phenotype as you. So you must be a homozygous genotype (PP or pp).