Fruit Flies Essay

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Your Results for "What Can Fruit Flies Reveal About Inheritance?" | Print this page<br />The Print feature requires scripting to function. Your browser either does not support scripting or you have turned scripting off. To print this page, first highlight the text, then select Print from the File menu. | Site Title: | Campbell Essential Biology, 4e and Essential Biology w/ Physiology, 3e - Study Area | Book's Title: | Essential Biology, 4e and Essential Biology w/ Physiology, 3e | Book's Author: | Campbell, Reece, and Simon | Location on Site: | GLOBAL > Process of Science Quiz > What Can Fruit Flies Reveal About Inheritance? | Date/Time Submitted: | May 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM (UTC/GMT) | | Summary of Results | All 8 questions in this activity are essays, which are not scored by the system. You answered 8 questions, and left 0 questions blank. | | More information about scoring | | | | 1. | Why is it important to remove the adults in the parental generation? Your Answer: | Once the adult flies have mated and the female has laid her eggs, the adults are removed before the offspring emerge. The parental males could mate with their daughters causing problems with the next generation. | | | | 2. | What generation will their offspring be? Your Answer: | There generation offspring would be the F1. | | | | 3. | Based on the data obtained, is the cross in Case 1 monohybrid or dihybrid? Explain. Your Answer: | The cross is monohybrid because only one trait eye color is involved. | | | | 4. | Is the cross in Case 1 sex-linked or autosomal? Explain. Your Answer: | The cross would have to be autosomal,since the pattern seems to be the same for males and females. | | | | 5. | Based on the data obtained, is the most likely mode of inheritance in Case 2 autosomal or sex-linked? Explain. Your

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