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21. Population Genetics

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Hardy Weinberg

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Problem

Which of the following is NOT an assumption made when using the Hardy-Weinberg formula?

A

No Selection

B

New Alleles

C

No Migration

D

Infinitely large population

E

Random Mating occurs

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Problem

Which of the following formulas can be used to calculate heterozygote frequency in a population?

A

p^{2}

B

q^{2}

C

2pq

D

p-q

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Problem

In a random mating population of Drosophila, 5% of the flies have black bodies (encoded by recessive b) and 95% have brown bodies (encoded by B). Assuming Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium what is the allele frequency of B in the population?

A

0.77

B

0.60

C

0.50

D

0.95

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Problem

In a random mating population of Drosophila, 5% of the flies have black bodies (encoded by recessive b) and 95% have brown bodies (encoded by B). Assuming Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium what is the genotypic frequency of BB in the population?

A

0.77

B

0.60

C

0.50

D

0.95