Question 33

Summary: (a) Construct a table identifying effects of mutations. (b) Draw diagrams to show similarities and differences between chromosomes in the diploid cell and a haploid cell resulting from meiosis. (c) Predict ratios of phenotypes from a pedigree for linked and non-linked genes. (d) Explain how data can be collected to identify relative position of linked genes. Reasons why human genome project could not be achieved using linkage maps. (e) Evaluate how understanding of gene cloning and gene cascades has led to new applications for technologies.